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Amergint completes acquisition of Raytheon’s space-based optics business

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Colorado Springs, 1 September 2020. – Amergint Technologies Holdings, Inc. (ATH) announced it has completed the acquisition of Raytheon Technologies’ electro-optics technology business headquartered in Danbury, Connecticut, which will be renamed Danbury Mission Technologies (Danbury).

Previously a division of Raytheon Technologies’ Collins Aerospace Systems unit, Danbury is a leading technology provider of electro-optical systems for national security space missions and defense survivability needs. With the addition of Danbury’s preeminent capabilities, Amergint furthers its mission to deliver next-generation solutions to manage the capture, processing, transport, and exploitation of vital mission information to support the nation’s policy and operational decision makers. 

“We are extremely proud to welcome the Danbury team,” says Larry Hill, CEO of ATH. “Renowned for designing, developing and producing optical systems that have enabled the U.S. to observe Earth from space, Danbury has been integral in supporting national security space programs designed to protect U.S. interests. Combining our expertise, we are empowered to build a generational asset that focuses on delivering high-performance national security space technologies for the present and future.”

For decades, high-performance optical systems have been central to helping the U.S. achieve its national security and space exploration objectives, with essential technological contributions from private sector partnerships. “We look forward to working with government and industry leaders to continue to deliver advanced solutions that support the space and defense mission,” says Andreas Nonnenmacher, President of Danbury, who will concurrently assume responsibilities as President of ATH. “Joining a leading provider of software-defined technology for military, intelligence and commercial applications, Danbury becomes a key part of a greater force that will create some of the most exciting and potentially game-changing opportunities ever seen for advancing U.S. capabilities.”

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