Lockheed Martin to acquire Zeta Associates
Lockheed Martin has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Zeta Associates, Inc., a leader in the systems that enable efficient collection, processing, safeguarding and dissemination of critical information for intelligence and defense communities. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2014. Upon closing, Zeta Associates will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of Lockheed Martin reporting through the corporation’s Space Systems business area.
“Zeta Associates’ expertise in cross-platform information collection, analysis and dissemination is an ideal complement to our national security capabilities,” said Marillyn Hewson, Lockheed Martin Chairman, President and CEO. “Adding Zeta to our diverse portfolio strengthens our ability to deliver vital ground, air and space-based intelligence in support of our customers’ most essential missions.”