Mercury Computer Systems Selected by Northrop Grumman to Support Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program

9/18/2002 - Mercury Computer Systems announced that Northrop Grumman has selected Mercury’s real-time multicomputer systems for use in Phase 1 of the U.S. Air Force Multi-Platform Radar Technology Insertion Program (MP-RTIP).

MP-RTIP will design and develop a family of common modular, scalable radar systems for future integration on advanced airborne manned and unmanned surveillance platforms for the United States and NATO, to include the Global Hawk unmanned aerial reconnaissance system, the Multi-sensor Command and Control Aircraft (MC2A), and a sensor for the NATO Alliance Ground Surveillance System.

"MP-RTIP is one of the U.S. military’s most strategic radar programs and we are pleased to be selected by Northrop Grumman for the development process," said Vince Mancuso, vice president and general manager of Mercury’s Defense Electronics Group. "We believe that our systems will play an integral part in developing a solution that will integrate easily into a variety of platforms."

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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