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Mercury Systems awarded $7.1M contract from U.S. Naval Surface Warfare Center

 Mercury Systems Inc., a leading high-tech commercial provider of more affordable secure and sensor processing subsystems powering today’s critical defense and intelligence applications, announced today that it has been awarded a $7.1 million indefinite quantity/indefinite delivery (IDIQ) contract by the U.S. Naval Warfare Center, Crane Division (NSWC) to supply advanced radio frequency (RF) tuners, digital receivers and related equipment to be used as spares during the installation of the AN/SLQ-32(V)6 electronic countermeasure system on U.S. Navy and Coast Guard ships. Work will be performed at the Company's headquarters in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and is expected to be complete by May 2020. The AN/SLQ-32(V)6 was developed as part of the Navy’s Surface Electronic Warfare Improvement Program (SEWIP), which is an upgrade to the AN/SLQ-32 electronic warfare anti-ship missile defense system. 

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Unmanned Systems Goes Xponential

As the market trends toward more commercial UAVs, so does AUVSI’s Unmanned Systems show as it rebrands itself next year as Xponential. The renaming is meant to reflect the “Innovative and Expanding Industry“ as the event has grown over the years to about 600 exhibitors and 8,000 attendees very similar in size to IMS.

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