Arlington Capital Partners Announces Formation of Eqlipse Technologies
New platform delivers capabilities across full-spectrum cyber and SIGINT engineering, digital operations and identity management, and advanced R&D to address critical national security missions.
WASHINGTON, DC – March 21, 2023 – Arlington Capital Partners today announced the formation of Eqlipse Technologies (“Eqlipse” or the “Company”), which is expected to be effective as of the end of the first quarter, 2023. The Company has industry-leading capabilities spanning full-spectrum cyber and signals intelligence (“SIGINT”) engineering, digital operations and identity management, and cutting-edge research and development (“R&D”). Eqlipse utilizes these core capabilities to deliver end-to-end mission-oriented solutions to key national security customers within the Department of Defense (“DoD”) and Intelligence Community (“IC”).
“We are excited to announce the formation of Eqlipse, which is purpose-built to provide our essential national security agencies with the innovation they need as their missions evolve,” said David Wodlinger, a Managing Partner at Arlington Capital Partners. “Eqlipse is launching with a strong foundation built on decades of history and experience working with our customers, a growing portfolio of proprietary technologies, and a cadre of world-class subject matter experts pushing the art of the possible every day.”
Eqlipse supports critical needs across the full cyber domain, including offensive and defensive cyber, SIGINT engineering, computer network operations (“CNO”), and software development. The Company specializes in developing next-generation systems, solving high-performance big data challenges, and building tailored multi-tier data driven analytic systems. The company is also a market leader in technologies for digital operations and identity management.
“As technology evolves and our infrastructure increasingly shifts to a digital domain, cybersecurity becomes an even more critical component of our national security,” said Dennis Kelly, Chief Executive Officer of Eqlipse. “Eqlipse was created to provide an operational advantage to our customers as their missions evolve to new, virtual battlefields.”
Eqlipse has been solving scientific challenges for high profile government customers with mission critical needs for nearly 50 years. Underpinned by world-class scientists and engineers along with state-of-the-art infrastructure, Eqlipse is at the vanguard of fundamental scientific research and technology development. The Company has an established reputation for thought leadership in the areas of photonics, electronics, materials science, and biological and nanoscale technologies, among other disciplines, generating over 100 publications and numerous patents annually in these fields. Building on this distinguished R&D history, Eqlipse continues to mature the most promising research innovations into proprietary technologies with direct mission impact.
Eqlipse has more than 600 employees across three primary locations – Herndon, Virginia, Annapolis Junction, Maryland, and Dayton, Ohio – and more than $200 million in revenue. The employee base is highly educated with more than 115 PhDs and 45% of the workforce holding advanced degrees.
“The name Eqlipse communicates the total alignment of the Company’s innovative culture with the mission needs of our customers,” said Henry Albers, a Vice President at Arlington Capital Partners. “We will continue to invest significant resources behind Eqlipse to recruit industry-leading scientists and engineers, build out state-of-the-art facilities and labs, and fund the IRAD necessary to continue to deliver innovation for the most pressing missions.”
Eqlipse Technologies provides products and high-end engineering services to ensure our customers in the Department of Defense and Intelligence Community succeed in their most critical missions. Our industry-leading capabilities in virtual operations, identity management, signals intelligence, full-spectrum cyber and online operations, align with our state-of-the-art scientific research and technology services, ensuring that our essential national security agencies operate at the speed of innovation as their missions evolve to new battlefields. When innovation and mission are in total alignment, you’ll find Eqlipse.
For more information: www.eqlipsetechnologies.com
About Arlington Capital Partners
Arlington Capital Partners is a Washington, DC-based private equity firm that has managed approximately $7 billion in capital commitments. Arlington is focused on middle market investment opportunities in growth industries including government services and technology, aerospace & defense, healthcare, and business services and software. The firm’s professionals and network have a unique combination of operating and private equity experience that enable Arlington to be a value-added investor. Arlington invests in companies in partnership with high quality management teams that are motivated to establish and/or advance their company’s position as leading competitors in their field.
For more information: www.arlingtoncap.com
David Wodlinger and Henry Albers
Arlington Capital Partners
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Chevy Chase, MD 20815