Mercury Systems Inc. announced that it received an additional $5.5 million in follow-on orders against its previously announced $152 million five year sole-source basic ordering agreement (BOA) to deliver advanced Digital RF Memory (DRFM) jammers to the U.S. Navy. The orders were received in the second and third quarters of the company's fiscal 2019 year are expected to be delivered over the next several quarters.
“These orders reflect the U.S. Navy’s continuing commitment to the advancement of our electronic warfare test and training capabilities,” said Mark Bruington, VP and general manager of Mercury Defense Systems’ Electronic Warfare and Mission Solutions (EMS) group. “Recent electronic attacks by known adversaries have sparked a renewed commitment to maintaining U.S. superiority in electronic warfare. Our ongoing efforts to design, develop and produce innovative DRFM jammers directly supports the growing need to effectively train U.S. warfighters and keep U.S. electronic protection technology at the leading edge.”