Herndon-based Peraton acquires mobile robot subsidiary

Herndon-based national security contractor Peraton Inc. announced Thursday it has acquired Remotec Inc. through its $3.4 billion cash purchase of Northrop Grumman’s integrated mission support and IT solutions business in February.

Now branded as Peraton Remotec, the Tennessee-based subsidiary is a global leader in mobile robot systems for hazardous duty operations. Peraton also announced the launch of the Andros Spartan Unmanned Ground Vehicle System, its new robot that can handle possibly hazardous materials, such as bombs, for military and law enforcement clients.

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