SAIC enhances defense services

To enhance its defense agency capabilities, systems integrator Science Applications International Corp.'s Defense Technology Group announced Monday the acquisition of three business units of a Maxwell Technologies subsidiary.

The three acquired units of Maxwell Technologies Systems Division are Contract Research and Development, Electronics Technology and the High Power Microwave and Pulsed Power. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

A total of 103 Maxwell employees are expected to move to SAIC, according to an SAIC statement.

The SAIC Defense Technology Group provides high-technology physics and engineering services to support Defense Department research and development agencies.

Maxwell Technologies Systems Division supports high-power microwave and pulse power applications, geophysics, research and development, and research in areas related to weapons of mass destruction, nuclear weapons effects and space electronics.

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