Mercury Computer Systems Receives Order for Joint Strike Fighter Development Systems from Lockheed Martin

7/10/2002 - Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) announced today that it received an order from Lockheed Martin Naval Electronics & Surveillance Systems of Eagan, Minnesota for systems to be used in the System Development and Demonstration (SDD) phase of the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. Mercury’s commercial off-the-shelf (COTS) multicomputer systems will be used by JSF sensors team members for software development supporting the Integrated Core Processor for the JSF aircraft. The order is for Mercury PowerStreamTM systems valued at approximately $5 million, to be delivered over a six-month period beginning in fall 2002.

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About Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
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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