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Mercury Computer Systems Receives Initial Order for Processing Subsystem Design

Mercury Computer Systems

CHELMSFORD, Mass.  August 7, 2012  Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY,, a trusted provider of commercially developed application-ready ISR and EW subsystems for defense prime contractors, announced it received an initial order from a leading defense prime contractor to design an optimized high performance processing subsystem based on commercially developed OpenVPX Intel-server class building blocks. The new design, based on open industry standards, will support an advanced target tracking application for use on unmanned aerial vehicles. Projected revenues to Mercury for this program are in excess of $5M over the next five years.

“We are very pleased to continue and expand our relationship as a trusted partner with this customer, supplying them with a subsystem solution that is key to an important new mission,” said Didier Thibaud, President of Mercury Computer Systems’ Advanced Computing Solutions business unit.

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