CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 7 Aug. 2015. Rockwell Collins (NYSE:COL) has acquired International Communications Group (ICG), a provider of satellite-based global voice and data communication products and services for the aviation industry, in Newport News, Va., for roughly $50 million.
“This acquisition broadens our portfolio of information-enabled avionics by adding ICG’s latest generation of Iridium satellite communications (SatCom) terminals and smart routers to our existing flight deck and cabin connectivity offerings,” says Kent Statler, executive vice president and chief operating officer, Commercial Systems for Rockwell Collins. “When coupled with our broad array of network solutions, including our ARINC aviation networks and other satellite communication services, it accelerates our vision of being a leader in end-to-end information management solutions for airlines and business jet operators.”
ICG’s products and services will be integrated into Rockwell Collins’ Commercial Systems portfolio.
Rockwell Collins develops and deploys communication and aviation electronic solutions for both commercial and government applications; the company’s portfolio includes: flight deck avionics, cabin electronics, mission communications, simulation and training, and information management.