Mercury Systems, Inc. announced it received $4.7 million in orders from a leading defense prime contractor for high performance radio frequency (RF) subsystems integrated into an advanced airborne electronic protection system. The order was booked in the company’s fiscal 2018 first quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

Mercury’s entire suite of high reliability RF and microwave solutions include components, modules and pre-integrated subsystems that deliver differentiated capabilities for electronic warfare and radar applications. With an industry-leading portfolio of solutions up to 140 GHz, the company’s innovative packaging expertise enables optimization of size, weight and power without sacrificing performance or affordability.

“We are honored to provide highly miniaturized and ruggedized RF microelectronics essential for our military’s successful domination of the heavily contested electromagnetic spectrum,” said Kevin Beals, vice president and general manager of Mercury’s RF and Microwave group. “With multiple Advanced Microelectronics Centers located throughout the U.S., Mercury is uniquely positioned to design and deliver the most affordable, compact and sophisticated RF microelectronics needed to maintain a strategic and tactical edge for our military forces across the globe.”