Admiralty Partners Inc. acquires former TRW space components business

LOS ANGELES, 20 March 2007. Admiralty Partners Inc. has acquired the aerospace and defense business units of Vertical Circuits Inc. (VCI). The new company, renamed Trident Space & Defense LLC, is headquartered in Torrance, Calif.

Mar 20th, 2007

LOS ANGELES, 20 March 2007. Admiralty Partners Inc. has acquired the aerospace and defense business units of Vertical Circuits Inc. (VCI). The new company, renamed Trident Space & Defense LLC, is headquartered in Torrance, Calif.

Trident Space & Defense LLC is composed of three operating units. The Advanced Products business unit designs advanced custom multi-chip modules and dense systems-in-a-package solutions for aerospace and defense applications. The Space Electronic Components business unit is a supplier of high-reliability electronic components and design support services to the space industry. The Ground Systems business unit supplies custom, turnkey full-tracking ground stations to the commercial space industry.

VCI was formed by the merger of TRW Components International, a unit of TRW Inc., now a subsidiary of Northrop Grumman Corporation and Cubic Memory Inc., in October 1999.

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