Mercury Systems Selected as RF Microelectronics Supplier for Advanced Airborne Radar Application

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ANDOVER, Mass., March 06, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) ( announced that its Radio Frequency (RF) and Microwave group has been selected by a leading defense prime contractor to supply SWaP-optimized, custom-engineered RF converter subsystems for a state-of-the-art airborne tactical radar system. The Company received an initial $3.5 million order to commence development, which was booked in its fiscal 2018 second quarter.

“Today’s announcement reaffirms Mercury’s leadership in RF sensor technologies and advanced manufacturing capabilities,” said Brian Hoerl, Mercury’s Senior Vice President of Global Sales. “Mercury’s next-generation business model enabled this strategic design win opportunity with our valued customer. We are honored to proudly support our nation’s warfighters with the defense industry’s most sophisticated RF microelectronics for electronic warfare, weapons and radar applications.”

Mercury’s portfolio of commercial RF and microwave solutions is perfectly suited to address the demands of next-generation radar systems requiring the industry’s most sophisticated designs embedded in the smallest, most lightweight form factors. All of the Company’s advanced components, densely integrated modules and multifunction subsystems are designed to ensure consistent and predictable performance under the harshest conditions encountered by military forces in high threat environments. To ensure long-term and affordable supply continuity, Mercury has established two Advanced Microelectronics Centers (AMCs) with leading-edge design tools and state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities dedicated to RF and microwave design and scalable production.

For more information on Mercury’s RF microelectronics solutions for radar applications, visit or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or [email protected].  

Mercury Systems – Innovation That Matters
Mercury Systems is a leading commercial provider of secure sensor and safety-critical processing subsystems. Optimized for customer and mission success, Mercury’s solutions power a wide variety of critical defense and intelligence programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., Mercury is pioneering a next-generation defense electronics business model specifically designed to meet the industry’s current and emerging technology needs. To learn more, visit

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Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
Mercury Systems, Inc.
+1 978-967-1366 / [email protected] 

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