Mercury Systems has acquired mission computing company CES Creative Electronic Systems S.A. (CES). The acquisition was completed on November 4, 2016.

The addition of CES adds important and complementary capabilities in mission computing, safety-critical avionics and platform management that are in demand from our customers. These new capabilities will also substantially expand Mercury’s addressable market into commercial aerospace, defense platform management, C4I and mission computing – markets that are aligned to Mercury’s existing market focus. Like Mercury, CES has exceptional technology, solid engineering talent and strong leadership, providing an excellent fit strategically, culturally and operationally between this business and Mercury.

Based in Geneva, Switzerland, CES ( is a leading provider of embedded solutions for military and aerospace mission-critical computing applications. CES specializes in the design, development and manufacture of safety- qualified product and subsystems solutions including: primary flight control units, flight test computers, mission computers, command and control processors, graphics and video processing and avionics- certified Ethernet and IO. CES has decades of experience designing subsystems deployed in applications certified up to the highest levels of design assurance, DAL-A, for both DO-254 and DO-178. Their products and solutions are used on platforms such as aerial refueling tankers and multi-mission aircraft, as well as several types of unmanned platforms.

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