|09:02 EDT||LLL||L-3 Communications acquires Data Tactics|
L-3 Communications announced that it has acquired Data Tactics. The business, renamed L-3 Data Tactics, is a specialized provider of Big Data analytics and cloud computing solution services, primarily to the U.S. Department of Defense. Headquartered in McLean, Virginia, Data Tactics employs approximately 200 people, including more than 150 data scientists, engineers, architects and developers, most of whom possess U.S. government security clearances. The business is expected to generate sales of approximately $50M for the year ending December 31.