Chantilly company acquires key business segment from Booz Allen

Chantilly-based contractor System High Corp. is expanding its technology expertise with its purchase of a Booz Allen Hamilton Corp. (NYSE: BAH) business segment that services the Missile Defense Agency (MDA). 

The deal, which closed Dec. 31, would allow System High to acquire the McLean company’s Technical, Engineering, Advisory, and Management Support (TEAMS) business, which includes 110 employees — many based in Huntsville, Alabama — with a history of contract work with the MDA. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

System High — which offers a range of engineering, information technology, cybersecurity, security and intelligence offerings, among other services — has subcontracted with Booz Allen on past work with the MDA, including on Research, Development, and Acquisition (RDA) programs.

President and CEO Rob Howe, said in a statement that the acquisition “is just one of the initiatives being executed to expand our impact to preserve national security, and…

Read the full story from the Washington Business Journal.

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