MANHASSET, N.Y. L-3 Communications announced Tuesday (April 5) it has agreed to acquire Sonoma Design Group, a supplier of electro-optical and infrared imaging systems for airborne and surface platforms, including unmanned aerial vehicles.
Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The business will be renamed L-3 Communications Sonoma EO Inc.
L-3 Communications (New York, N.Y.), which provides intelligence and communications systems for government and defense applications, expects the acquisition of Sonoma (Santa Rosa, Calif.) to strengthen its penetration in electro-optical and infrared technology.
Sonoma's customers include the Dept. of Defense, government agencies, law enforcement agencies, as well as prime contractors and mid-tier defense contractors.
As part of L-3, Sonoma will continue its merchant supplier status and continue to operate as a U.S. controlled and operated division.