Citadel acquired by BlueHalo

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This past Thursday, Arlington Capital Partners subsidiary BlueHalo, a leading provider of advanced engineering solutions and technology to the national security community, announced its acquisition of Citadel Defense Company.  With Citadel Defense acquired by BlueHalo, AI-powered counter drone solutions will round out the company’s defense solutions.

by Ian M. Crosby

Citadel, headquartered in San Diego, develops advanced counter unmanned aerial systems (“cUAS”) technology employed by customers in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community, as well as civilian, commercial, and international markets. Since 2016, the company’s team of engineers and data scientists have been developing top of the line cUAS products that make use of artificial intelligence and machine learning (“AI/ML”) algorithms to allow operators to detect drone threats, track flight paths, and autonomously neutralize threats. Citadel’s…