AEgis Technologies expands autonomous capability with acquisition of EMRC Heli

AEgis Technologies Group, an engineering and technology firm focused on defense and national security, has acquired partner and sUAS manufacturer EMRC Heli, the company said.

Aegis Technologies Group is a portfolio company of Arlington Capital Partners, providing a wide spectrum of capabilities in the Directed Energy community including development and deployment of novel targets and instrumentation to characterize High Energy Laser and High Power Microwave DE weapon systems.

EMRC´s capabilities enhance AEgis´ DE mission area, accelerating the testing and fielding of DE weapon systems and expanding our UAS portfolio to support multi-mission sensor suites, swarm applications, and proxy warfare for the warfighter.

The AEgis Technologies platform is Arlington´s newest National Security focused investment out of their USD1.7B fifth fund. Arlington looks to accelerate AEgis´ thesis of Leading the Transformation of Modern Warfare through continued inorganic investment while also capitalizing the business to best serve their customers.

The AEgis Technologies Group (AEgis) provides advanced engineering solutions across the space superiority, directed energy, missile defense, electronic warfare and cyber, C4ISR, and intelligence markets.

EMRC Heli provides Small Unmanned Aerial Systems to government and commercial customers including sUAS design, development, payload integration, and operational support services for fixed-wing and rotary-wing sUAS platforms.

Arlington Capital Partners is a Washington, DC-based private equity firm that is currently investing out of Arlington Capital Partners V, L.P., a USD 1.7bn fund.