Raytheon chooses Mercury for data storage and recording in upgrade of AN/TPY-2 ballistic missile defense radar

CHELMSFORD, Mass., 12 Aug. 2010. Missile defense systems integrators at the Raytheon Co. National & Theater Security Programs segment in Tewksbury, Mass., needed a rugged, high-speed data storage and recording subsystem for the AN/TPY-2 radar system for theater ballistic missile defense. They found their solution from Mercury Computer Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass.

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CHELMSFORD, Mass., 12 Aug. 2010.Missile defense systems integrators at the Raytheon Co. National & Theater Security Programs segment in Tewksbury, Mass., needed a rugged, high-speed data storage and data recording subsystem for the AN/TPY-2 radar system for theater ballistic missile defense. They found their solution from Mercury Computer Systems Inc. in Chelmsford, Mass.

The Raytheon AN/TPY-2 is the primary radar element in the U.S. Theater High-Altitude Air Defense (THAAD)ballistic missile defense system, and provides surveillance, fire control, and cueing to systems such as Patriot air-defense missile, as well as threat classification against tactical ballistic missiles, and kill assessment after intercept.

Mercury (NASDAQ: MRCY) will provide a technology refresh, as well as qualify and integrate Mercury and third-party components, and provide software modifications. For more information contact Mercury online at www.mc.com.

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