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Mercury Systems Announces Availability of Full Design Packages for VITA 48.7 Air Flow-By Cooling


Scalable, proven OpenVPX cooling technology available to VITA members to reduce program risk

ANDOVER, Mass. – July 30, 2019 – Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, announced that full Air Flow-By cooling technology design packages will be available from the VME International Trade Association’s (VITA’s) website for VITA members by mid-August 2019.

Air Flow-By is the ANSI/VITA 48.7-ratified open standard for the efficient cooling of OpenVPX processing systems. Its unique approach to air management cools both sides of each environmentally rugged, electromagnetic compatible (EMC) module ensuring balanced cooling performance across even the largest systems in accordance with VITA 47. This technology allows for the efficient cooling of 200+ watt modules.

Air Flow-By technology has been deployed by numerous manned and unmanned air platforms giving it the highest technology readiness level (TRL) of 9 and manufacturing readiness level (MRL) of 9. To aid other companies in the design and conversion of modules to Air Flow-By technology, Mercury is making available detailed design packages on the VITA website giving members access to this proven technology. Multiple suppliers have engaged in the technology and have this capability for their modules and subsystems. This package will also include all of the approved suppliers who have been making the components for more than six years.

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Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate and Investor Communications

Mercury Systems, Inc.

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