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Mercury Systems Receives $41.4 Million Order for Small Form Factor RF Transceivers for Weapons Application

ANDOVER, Mass., March 28, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, announced it received a $41.4 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for miniaturized and highly ruggedized custom microwave transceivers for an advanced weapons application. The order was booked in the Company’s fiscal 2019 third quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several years. The transceivers will be manufactured in the Company’s world-class U.S. Advanced Microelectronic Centers using state-of-the-art, fully automated assembly and test systems optimized for scalability and repeatability.

Mercury leverages its deep domain expertise in advanced packaging technologies to address the most demanding performance requirements for SWaP-constrained applications without sacrificing manufacturability, performance or affordability. Seasoned engineering staff co-located with expert manufacturing teams enable designs to transition smoothly and efficiently from development to production, thereby assuring customers of long-term supply continuity. The combination of design and manufacturing capabilities in each facility provides “one-stop shopping” for defense prime customers who need to reduce their supply chain complexity and lower risk.

“Receiving this prominent order from our valued defense prime contractor customer further validates Mercury’s role as a long-term trusted partner to successfully commercialize innovations that matter to our national defense infrastructure,” said Charlie Leader, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Mercury’s Advanced Microelectronics Solutions group. “We remain steadfast in our commitment to fully utilize the sophisticated capabilities of our domestic AMC facilities to deliver rugged microelectronics solutions providing the U.S. warfighter with a strategic and tactical edge in all future military engagements.”

For more information about Mercury’s RF and microwave solutions optimized for weapons applications, visit or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or  

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Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
Mercury Systems, Inc.
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