Microwave Journal

Mercury Receives $2.2M RF Microelectronics Order for Ballistic Missile Defense Radar Application

December 7, 2017

Mercury Systems, Inc. announced it received a $2.2 million order from a leading defense prime contractor for state-of-the-art radio frequency (RF) modules integrated into a ballistic missile defense radar system. The order was booked in the company’s fiscal 2018 second quarter.

The company’s comprehensive portfolio of RF and microwave solutions includes high-performance components, complex multifunction modules and highly integrated custom-engineered subsystems. Having perfected the dense packaging of RF microelectronics, Mercury delivers industry-leading performance in the smallest possible form factor without sacrificing ruggedness. To ensure affordable long-term supply continuity, these highly sophisticated microelectronics solutions can be produced in any of the company’s three RF and microwave Advanced Microelectronics Centers located throughout the U.S.

“Receiving this new order to support performance-enhancing upgrades for one of our nation’s ballistic missile defense programs underscores the success of Mercury’s next generation business model,” said Kevin Beals, vice president and general manager of Mercury’s RF and Microwave group. “We are honored to leverage the design and manufacturing expertise of our Advanced Microelectronics Centers to deliver affordable RF microelectronics. We remain steadfast in our commitment to ensure the success of our valued customers and our military forces in a continuously-evolving threat environment.”