Government space technology provider LinQuest Corp. named Timothy Dills its new chief executive, the company announced Monday.

Dills is a veteran of the industry. He was the former head of Scitor, a Virginia-based company that provided engineering, integration, cyber and security services to clients mostly to the intelligence community before it was purchased by Science Applications International Corp. in 2015.

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Timothy Dills

LinQuest specializes in military satellite communications engineering and development, battlespace awareness, cyber operations and space flight and ground software.

The Ladera Heights-based company was acquired earlier this year by the private equity firms Madison Dearborn Partners of Chicago and CoVant Management of McLean, Va.

Dills will be located at LinQuest’s Chantilly, Va office.

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