Allied Defense Acquires Global Microwave Systems

Virginia-based Allied Defense Group said last week that it has acquired Carlsbad-based Global Microwave Systems in a cash and stock deal. Global Microwave is an engineering and development company focused on developing communications products for the commercial television broadcast and law enforcement surveillance industry. The company's products include miniature and sub-miniature FM and digital transmitters, receivers, and related equipment for investigative, surveillance, and security applications. The company will continue to operate from its Carlsbad location.