Leidos has announced it will make a strategic investment in HawkEye 360, a commercial provider of space-based radio frequency (RF) data and analytics. The companies will share information and combine efforts to achieve transformational growth in data and analytical services.
“We are pleased to invest in HawkEye 360 and their innovative work to enhance geospatial intelligence solutions,” said Leidos National Security Space Executive Vice President Paul Engola. “We’re confident this investment will strengthen our robust capabilities in the National Security Space arena. This will also create innovative pathways to deliver bold solutions to our customers as they work to safeguard U.S. and allied interests.”
“HawkEye 360 is pleased to welcome such a distinguished defense and intelligence leader as Leidos to our group of world class investors,” said HawkEye 360 CEO John Serafini. “We look forward to harnessing their support to create significant value not only for the defense, intelligence and national security communities, but also for organizations addressing some of the most complex global challenges facing humanity and the environment.”
Leidos’ investment in HawkEye 360 will build on the company’s multi-decade heritage of serving National Security Space customers. It will also support the creation of new, differentiated technological capabilities.