Mercury Systems Inc. announced it received $5.9 million in orders from a leading defense prime contractor for the development of small form factor electronic warfare (EW) modules for a defense application. The orders were booked in the company’s fiscal 2018 fourth quarter.

The company offers a broad portfolio of EW solutions for ground, naval and airborne platforms. Mercury’s highly skilled engineering team has developed advanced design and simulation tools enabling rapid prototyping of new designs with a seamless transition to volume production. The company’s highly automated manufacturing facilities consistently deliver high-quality microelectronics innovations optimized for size, weight and power (SWaP) without sacrificing performance or affordability.

“These orders further reinforce Mercury’s leadership as a pioneer in the development and commercialization of next-generation EW technologies critical to our national interests,” said Kevin Beals, vice president of Mercury’s RF and Microwave group. “Our valued Prime customers can confidently select Mercury as a long-term partner for affordable, high performance microelectronics solutions enabling our warfighters to maintain superiority around the globe.”