Mercury Systems receives $12M RF microelectronics order for airborne EW application

Mercury Systems, Inc. of Andover, MA announced on January 4 that it has received a $12 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for SWaP-optimized radio frequency (RF) modules ready for integration into an advanced electronic warfare system. The order was booked in the company’s fiscal 2018 second quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

A leader in commercial RF and microwave technologies ruggedized for defense applications, Mercury has domain expertise in sophisticated packaging techniques to achieve the highest levels of performance in the smallest, most lightweight form factors. With three scalable Advanced Microelectronics Centers (AMC) located throughout the United States, the company aims to provide its customers with assurance of affordable long-term supply continuity for programs critical to our nation’s military infrastructure.

“Receiving this prominent order from our valued customer further validates Mercury’s leadership position in the design and manufacturing of state-of-the-art RF and microwaves modules needed for our nation’s most advanced electronic warfare programs,” said Kevin Beals, vice president and general manager of Mercury’s RF and Microwave group. “Our military forces can rely on Mercury’s next-generation business model to affordably commercialize innovations providing a strategic and tactical advantage on the electromagnetic battlefield.”

Source: Mercury Systems