SAIC Buys GIS Provider

San Diego-based Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) has acquired a provider of GIS mapping systems for the marine and aviation area. SAIC said that it has acquired substantially all of the assets of Illinois-based IMAPS LLC. IMAPS provides Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for commercial and government customers, focused on aviation flight planning and marine navigation. Terms were not disclosed. IMAPS 67 employees will join SAIC as a part of its Mission Integration Business Unit.