Spectra A&D Holdings, an aerospace and defense holding company formed in February by the private equity firm Vance Street Capital
, on Monday said it has acquired Galleon Embedded Computing AS, a Norwegian company that provides commercial-off-the-shelf embedded computing solutions for military and commercial applications.
Terms of the deal were not disclosed.
Georgia-based Spectra A&D was created by Vance Street Capital through the merger of three defense technology companies, Calculex, Inc., Argon Corp., and FDS Avionics Corp, making the company a designer and manufacturer of avionics and electronics solutions mainly for the aerospace and defense market.
Galleon, which is based in Oslo and has offices in the United Kingdom and Texas, sells its embedded computing solutions for applications that require high bandwidth, high storage and low weight requirement. The company’s products include servers, computers, network attached storage devices, data recorders and board-level solutions.
“Galleon is a recognized leader in the military embedded computing market and is well known and respected in the industry as an innovative supplier of solutions to military customers around the world,” Bob McGill, Spectra’s CEO, said in a statement. “Galleon will add significant breadth and depth to Spectra’s already comprehensive suite of products and technologies. Galleon will significantly increase the platform’s ability to reach into new customers and programs with a larger array of complementary products.”