Mercury Systems Receives $3.3M in Orders From Raytheon to Provide Radar Subsystems for Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems

Mercury Systems Receives $3.3M in Orders From Raytheon to Provide Radar
Subsystems for Patriot Air and Missile Defense Systems

CHELMSFORD, Mass., October 31, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc.
(Nasdaq:MRCY)(, a best-of-breed provider of commercially
developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical
commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced it received $3.3
million in follow-on orders from Raytheon's Integrated Defense Systems to
provide OpenVPX^™-based radar subsystems and spares for the Patriot Air and
Missile Defense System. The orders were booked and shipped in the Company's
fiscal 2014 first quarter.

"Since 2009, Mercury has been a key supplier of OpenVPX-based radar subsystems
for Patriot and we continue to deliver best of breed technologies and rapid
deployment services that improve nearly every aspect of the system," said
Didier Thibaud, President of Mercury's Commercial Electronics business unit.
"Working closely with Raytheon, we develop innovative solutions that meet
stringent platform requirements and provide significant portability and

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