Mercury Receives Order from Lockheed Martin for Shipboard Tactical Imagery

3/20/2003 - Mercury Computer Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) announced that Lockheed Martin Company has selected Mercury’s real-time RACE Series multicomputer systems for use in the Tactical Input Segment (TIS) of the U.S. Navy Joint Service Image Processing System-Navy (JSIPS-N) shipboard digital imagery system.

When fully deployed, TIS will provide Navy operators with a fast and flexible tool using shipboard networks to exploit imagery data collected from tactical sensors such as Global Hawk to improve the Navy’s response time for target identification. Lockheed Martin is under contract to develop the TIS system for the Navy.

Additional information about TIS is available at:

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 communications solutions for 3G wireless signal and packet processing applications. 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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