11/22/2002 - Mercury Computer Systems announced that its commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) RACE++® Series multicomputers are being used by TRW's Electromagnetic Sensor Laboratory (ESL) in the development of the High Band System (HBS) Production Configuration Unit (PCU). The objective of the HBS PCU is to develop a common reconnaissance capability for both the Global Hawk and the U-2 aircraft.
The HBS PCU, which incorporates Mercury’s RACE++ VME-based system, is designed to locate, identify, and analyze radar and other specialized signals that support military operations. TRW is the prime contractor for the modular and highly scalable High Band System.
About Mercury Computer Systems
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) is the leading producer of high-performance embedded, real-time digital signal and image processing computer systems. Mercury’s products play a critical role in a wide range of applications, transforming sensor data to information for analysis and interpretation. In military reconnaissance and surveillance platforms the company’s systems process real-time radar, sonar, and signals intelligence data. Mercury is developing commercial wireless communications solutions in areas such as WCDMA multi-user detection and smart antennas. Mercury’s systems are also used in state-of-the-art medical diagnostic imaging devices including MRI, CT, PET, and digital X-ray, and in semiconductor imaging applications including photomask generation and wafer inspection.
Based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Mercury serves customers in North America, Europe, and Asia through its direct sales force and a network of subsidiaries and distributors.
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