Mercury Systems Receives Follow-on Contract from U.S. Navy for DRFM Jammers
ANDOVER, Mass. — Mercury Systems Inc. announced March 20 that it has received a follow-on five-year sole-source basic ordering agreement (BOA) from the U.S. Navy to deliver advanced Digital RF Memory (DRFM) subsystems supporting jamming in a multi-threat environment.
Valued at up to $153 million, the order was received in the company’s fiscal 2017 third quarter and provides for research and development, production, engineering services and ongoing support. Work will be performed at the company’s Cypress, Calif., facility with a period of performance through February 2022.
“This award showcases Mercury’s ability to deliver open standards-based, leading-edge DRFM subsystems that bring real value to our customer and ultimately, the warfighter,” said Brian Perry, president of Mercury Defense Systems. “Our DRFM solutions have been used for over three decades for training and radar environment simulation, vulnerability assessment and self-protection. We take our role in safeguarding our airborne warfighters seriously, especially in today’s environment where advanced threats can come from a wide variety of sources.”