Mercury Computer Systems Receives Orders from AMS Radar Systems

9/18/2002 - Mercury Computer Systems announced that it has received orders from AMS of the United Kingdom. Mercury will supply RACE++® PowerStream Systems and engineering services for the initial design and development of the S1850M Long Range Radar systems to be used on new warships for the navies of France, Italy and the United Kingdom. Total orders are valued at $4.5 million, with delivery of the first two real-time multicomputer systems slated approximately at the end of the 2002 calendar year/early 2003. Additional orders are anticipated as more of the new warships are completed through 2006.

AMS is an equal shares joint venture between BAE SYSTEMS of the U.K. and Finmeccanica of Italy. The company is a major force in European defense and electronics with a customer base in over 100 countries.

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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