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Boecore, an Enlightenment Capital portfolio company, has purchased San Diego-based company La Jolla Logic, which provides cybersecurity, software development and artificial intelligence/machine learning solutions to Department of Defense customers.

According to La Jolla Logic, the acquisition provides Boecore with new offerings and access to government contract vehicles to better serve its customers.

The two companies will have a combined workforce of approximately 400 that will serve clients in space, hypersonic and strategic defense missions. 

Commenting on the deal, Thomas Young, principal at Enlightenment Capital, said the capabilities from both companies “will better position the combined enterprise to pursue larger and a broader range of space and cyber opportunities.”

Boecore President Tom Dickson added that the acquisition supports his company’s strategy of delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions and products that will promote the United States’ space superiority while protecting its systems from cyberattacks.

Stacey Anfuso, founder and CEO of La Jolla Logic, touted her company and Boecore’s long history of delivering mission-critical software engineering solutions to space and defense customers.

Colorado Springs, Colorado-based Boecore provides DevSecOps, agile software development, system integration, specialized mission support and cyber and network engineering capabilities across the space, missile defense, hypersonics and strategic deterrent sectors.