October 17, 2012
ARINC to divest its defense systems engineering and support business
ARINC Incorporated announced that it had entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Defense Systems Engineering & Support (DSES) Division to Booz Allen Hamilton. The sale is expected to close later this fall, subject to customary closing conditions. Following the closing, ARINC will continue to focus on growing its market leading commercial businesses. This action will enable ARINC to invest and expand its innovative, mission-critical systems and solutions including the e-Enabled Aircraft Solution, AviNet Global data Network Solutions, GLOBALink voice and data Services, new airport passenger processing systems such as self-boarding gates, positive train control solutions, aircraft modernization programs for aging government aircraft, public safety radio networks for first responders and high end security systems for critical infrastructure.