Titan Corporation

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This article is part of the Center for Media & Democracy's focus on the fallout of nuclear "spin."

The Titan Corporation was founded in 1981 in San Diego, California. They have specialized in providing information and communications products, solutions and services for intelligence agencies and the Department of Homeland Security. They are a large company with 12,000 employees worldwide, annual revenues in the neighborhood of $2 billion and they are traded on the NYSE as TTN.[1]

Lockheed Martin had dropped a $1.6 billion bid for Titan in 2004 due to settling a foreign-bribery charge in 2004 for $28.5 million.

The New York Times reported on May 19, 2005, that L-3 Communications, parent company of MPRI, is in advanced talks to buy Titan for roughly $1.8 billion. [2]. L-3 bought Titan on June 3, 2005, for $1.97 billion, pay $23.10 per share and assuming $680 million of Titan's debt. (WSJ June 3, 2005)


  • They were hired by the US military to provided translation services receiving $112.1 million in 2003. They are currently a part of a six company, $3 billion contract to provide communications equipment to the Secret Service, DEA and FBI.
  • They have a $54.8 million contract with the Airbourne Warning and Control System to support the development of spy planes. They also have an $18 million to design war games for the US Navy. [3]
  • Titan received a competitive contract with a potential value of $163.9 million from the US Army Space and Missle Defense Command on behalf of the U.S. Northern Command for the US Joint Task Force Civil Support on January 12, 2005. The contract is "to provide a full range of planning, analysis, exercise, and information technology services for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and High-Yield Explosive (CBRNE) Consequence Management operations," a Titan press release announced. [4]

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Board of Directors

Sector Presidents

  • Lawrence J. Delaney: Executive Vice President of Operations and President of Advanced Systems Development Sector
  • Allen D. Branch: Senior Vice President and President of Maritime and Intelligence Sector
  • Thomas Brennan: President Sea and Air Sector
  • A. Anton Frederickson: Senior Vice President and President of Applied Technologies Sector
  • Ron Gorda: Senior Vice President and President of Informationa Products Sector
  • Robert Osterloh: Senior Vice President and President of Systems Integration Sector
  • Earl Pontius: Senior Vice President and President of Resources Sector
  • Leslie A. Rose: Senior Vice President and President of Technical Resources Sector

Lobbying Expenditures

Defense Electronics Industry
Year Amount Firm
1998 $100,000 PMA Group ($80K); Collins Group International ($20K)
1999 $240,000 PMA Group
2000 $100,000 PMA Group ($220K)
2001 $460,000 Carmen Group ($160,000); PMA Group ($120K)
2002 $300,000 PMA Group ($120K)
2003 $500,000 Northpoint Strategies ($240K); Copeland Lowery & Jacquez ($100K); PMA Group ($20K)
2004 $340,000 Copeland Lowery & Jacquez ($140K); Northpoint Strategies ($140K)
2005 $220,000 Titan Corp


Contact Information

The Titan Corporation
3033 Science Park Road
San Diego, California 92121
Phone: (858) 552-9500
Fax: (858) 552-9645