General Dynamics [GD] on Wednesday said its Mission Systems division has acquired the Electronics and Communications Division of Advatech Pacific in a deal that expands its cyber security product offerings.

Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics Mission Systems. Photo: GD
Chris Marzilli, president of General Dynamics Mission Systems. Photo: GD

Advatech Pacific, which is based in Arizona, makes the Tactical Cross Domain Solution and CenturionCDS products that will join GD Mission Systems’ cyber security product line. The TACDS is a ruggedized, tactical cross-domain solution that is found in armored and intelligence and surveillance platforms on the front lines for information sharing between commanders and warfighters. The solution is certified by the National Security Agency.

The Centurion Cross Domain Solution is a lightweight system that is designed for dismounted personnel.

“For more than 50 years, General Dynamics has been at the cutting edge of cyber security and information assurance and the addition of Advatech Pacific’s cross-domain security products will give our customers a more secure and trusted information advantage,” Chris Marzilli, president of the Mission Systems division, said in a statement.

Advatech provides its customers with modeling and simulation tools for space, launch vehicle, missile and other applications. The company also provides composites analysis and offers analysis and design services for various aerospace and defense applications.