Mercury Systems Applauds BAE on Successful ARTISAN 3D Naval Radar Program Milestone
Sophisticated surveillance radar installed on UK Royal Navy’s Type 23 Duke-class Frigate
HMS Iron Duke as part of five-year refit program
Mass. - March 18, 2013 - Mercury Systems,
Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), a best-of-breed provider of commercially
developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial,
defense and intelligence applications, applauds BAE Systems Maritime Services
on achieving a critical program milestone with the recent successful
installation of its Advanced Radar Target Indication Situational Awareness and
Navigation (ARTISAN) medium-range 3D naval surveillance radar on the HMS Iron
Duke Type 23 frigate. Mercury’s Application-ready subsystems (ARS) comprise the
signal processing element of the ARTISAN system.
3D radar is a leading-edge, maritime medium-range radar (MRR) designed to
improve the performance of the Royal Navy’s primary sensing capability,
particularly when operating in a complex littoral, or shoreline, environment. The
U.K. Ministry of Defense chose BAE Systems’ ARTISAN 3D radar as the next
generation of MRRs for the Type 23 frigates, amphibious ships and the new Queen
Elizabeth-class aircraft carriers.
“We are proud of
our continuing partnership with BAE and congratulate them on achieving this
major program milestone,” said Brian Hoerl, Vice President of Mercury’s
Commercial Electronics business unit. “BAE Systems selected Mercury for the
ARTISAN program because of our unequalled domain expertise, superior ISR
subsystem technology, and ability to design, deliver, and integrate scalable,
high-performance computing systems that comprise Mercury and third-party
ARS solutions for the ARTISAN program combine open architecture high density
VXS processing modules, a Serial Front Panel Data Port (sFPDP) sensor
interface, and RapidIO®-based switch fabric with the MultiCore Plus®
software suite, the company’s comprehensive programming framework for multicore
processing environments. Mercury’s Services & Systems Integration (SSI)
team provides integration services for third-party components used in the radar
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