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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Mercury Computer Systems Introduces Complete UAV Solution for Cost-Effective Remote Sensing Applications

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Mercury's ACIP technology allows virtually plug-and-play integration of a variety of payload sensors, avionics, and data link subsystems into small form factor, low weight, and low-power UAVs. Because of the high level of integration and miniaturization possible, ACIP enables a seamless integration of functions such as video stabilization, compression, meta-data generation, collision avoidance and flight management, as well as anomaly detection, in a flexible configuration package. The Mercury VistaNav-UAV 1.5, also included inthe VistaNav-SSR system, is a flexible software package that powers a range of ground control stations and integrates UAV control and monitoring with data fusion and dissemination functions.

Synthetic vision is the core 3D visualization technology that provides the ultimate situational awareness to UAV operators. The cost-effective capabilities of small, low-power unmanned aerial systems is growing in popularity, with current market growth estimates at more than $10 billion by2012* for a broad mix of airborne surveillance applications.

Visit www.mc.com/vistanav-ssr for more information. For pricinginformation, contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or (978) 967-1401 (forinternational requests), or by e-mail to webinfo@mc.com.

* The UAV Market Report 2006, Visiongain, Global Information, Inc.

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. - Where Challenges Drive Innovation

Mercury Computer Systems is the leading provider of computing systems andsoftware for data-intensive applications that include image processing, signal processing, and visualization. With a strong commitment to innovation, ourexpertise in algorithm optimization, systems development, and silicon design is blended with software application knowledge and industry-standard technologies to solve unique computing challenges. We work closely with our customers to architect solutions that have a meaningful impact on everyday life: detecting aneurysms; designing safer, more fuel-efficient aircraft; identifying security threats; discovering oil; developing new drugs; and visualizing virtually every aspect of scientific investigation.

Mercury's comprehensive, purpose-built solutions capture, process, andpresent data for the world's largest medical imaging companies, 8 of the 10 top defense prime contractors, and other leading Fortune 500 and mid-market companies in semiconductor, energy, telecommunications, and other industries. Our dedication to performance excellence and collaborative innovation continues a 23-year history in enabling customers to stay at the forefront of the markets they serve.


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