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April 16th, 2018

Polaris Alpha's Acquisition of Fourth Dimension Engineering Furthers Their Cyber Operations 

Polaris Alpha, a provider of advanced technology, software, and solutions to the defense and intelligence communities, has acquired Fourth Dimension Engineering — the terms of the transaction were not disclosed — the acquisition officially closed April 11, 2018.

Fourth Dimension, located in Columbia, Maryland, delivers mission-critical cyber solutions for the most demanding customers. The company has deep expertise in the areas of electrical and mechanical design and development, custom wireless solutions and embedded software and hardware development. This acquisition significantly enhances Polaris Alpha’s technical leadership in the advanced cyber arena.

Peter Cannito, CEO, Polaris Alpha, said that this acquisition firmly establishes Polaris Alpha as a preeminent leader in all aspects of advanced cyber operations. Fourth Dimension’s broad experience and deep expertise in solving the most complex cyber engineering problems is extraordinary.

Geoff Bloom, EVP, Cyber and SIGINT, Polaris Alpha, added that Fourth Dimension has an incredible track record of delivering the most complex quick reaction cyber solutions. Combining their unique hardware expertise with Polaris Alpha’s complementary cyber and signals intelligence capabilities significantly increases the scale of the company's advanced cyber offering.