Mercury Systems Receives Digital RF Memory Jammer Orders from U.S. Navy

ANDOVER, Mass. — Mercury Systems Inc. has received $11.7 million in orders against its previously announced $152 million five-year sole-source basic ordering agreement to deliver advanced Digital RF Memory (DRFM) jammers to the U.S. Navy, the company said in a July 22 release. The orders were received in the fourth quarter of the company’s fiscal 2020 year and are expected to be delivered over the next several quarters. 
Mercury DRFM jammers are size-, weight- and power-optimized to meet the electronic protection requirements of airborne pod-based solutions and incorporate decades of DRFM technology development, validated electronic attack techniques and custom RF components purpose-built to support advanced electronic warfare test and training capabilities, according to the release. 
“Our advanced DRFM systems are a critical tool for providing realistic electronic threats for naval testing, evaluation and training,” said Mark Bruington, vice president of Mercury’s Processing division. “It’s part of our commitment to developing and producing a simultaneous multiple-threat processing system with a flexible architecture that can evolve to keep pace with emerging threats, delivering ‘Innovation That Matters’ to our service men and women in the field.”