October – Mercury announced that its KOR Electronics subsidiary received a five year sole source basic ordering agreement (BOA) from the U.S. Navy. This BOA supports the continued development of state-of-the-art techniques and target generation capabilities in conjunction with the advanced Digital RF Memory (DRFM) architecture developed by KOR Electronics. The BOA provides for research and development, production, engineering services and ongoing support and is valued at up to $58 million.
October – Mercury Computer Systems announced it had received a $2.2 million purchase order relating to an airborne radar application for fighter aircraft.
September – Mercury announced a groundbreaking 6U OpenVPX™ fiber I/O module: the Echotek® Series SCFE-V6-4QSFP-OVPX. This industry-leading module is the only one to combine 16 channels of high-speed fiber with three of the most powerful Xilinx® Virtex®-6 Field Programmable Gate Array (FPGA) processors available today.
August – Mercury announced the closing of its previously announced acquisition of Micronetics (NASDAQ: NOIZ), a leading designer and manufacturer of microwave and radio frequency (RF) subsystems and components for defense and commercial customers. The closing follows the satisfaction of all conditions to the closing of the transaction, including approval of the transaction by Micronetics' stockholders.August – Mercury announced it received an initial order from a leading defense prime contractor to design an optimized high performance processing subsystem based on commercially developed OpenVPX Intel-server class building blocks. The new design, based on open industry standards, will support an advanced target tracking application for use on unmanned aerial vehicles. Projected revenues to Mercury for this program are in excess of $5 million over the next five years. July – Mercury announced it received $5.2 million in follow-on orders from a leading defense prime contractor for rugged high performance digital signal and image processing modules for multiple airborne radar applications. Conference Call Information Mercury will host a conference call on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at 5:00 p.m. EDT to discuss the first quarter fiscal 2013 results and review its financial and business outlook going forward.