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Navy orders $11.7 million worth of digital RF jammers from Mercury Systems

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July 23, 2020

Lisa Daigle

Assistant Managing Editor

Military Embedded Systems

Navy orders $11.7 million worth of digital RF jammers from Mercury Systems
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ANDOVER, Mass. Mercury Systems has received $11.7 million in orders against its previously announced $152 million five-year sole-source basic ordering agreement (BOA) to deliver advanced digital RF memory (DRFM) jammers to the U.S. Navy. 

According to Mercury Systems officials, the Mercury DRFM jammers are designed to be used in airborne pod-based solutions and use validated electronic attack techniques and custom RF components purpose-built to support advanced electronic warfare (EW) test and training capabilities.
       
“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."

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