Mercury Systems Inc was incorporated in Massachusetts in 1981. The Company designs, manufactures and markets commercially-developed, high-performance embedded, real-time digital signal and image processing sub-systems and software for specialized defense and commercial markets. Its solutions play a critical role in applications, processing and transforming sensor data to information for storage, analysis and interpretation. Its products and solutions address mission-critical requirements within the defense industry for C4ISR (command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance) and electronic warfare, systems and services, and target several markets including maritime defense, airborne reconnaissance, ballistic missile defense, ground mobile and force protection systems and tactical communications and network systems. Its products or solutions have been deployed in about 300 different programs with over 25 different prime defense contractors. It deliver commercially developed technology and solutions that are based on open system architectures and adopted industry standards, and support all of this with services and support capabilities. Mercury Systems operates across a broad spectrum of defense and intelligence programs and it deliver its solutions and services via three business units including Mercury Commercial Electronics, Mercury Defense Systems and Mercury Intelligence Systems. It report fewer than two business segments including Mercury Commercial Electronics and Mercury Defense & Intelligence Systems. Mercury Commercial Electronics, or MCE, delivers commercially developed, open sensor and Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications. Mercury Defense Systems, or MDS, delivers open sensor processing solutions to the Department of Defense and key prime defense contractors leveraging commercially available technologies and solutions from its MCE business. Mercury Defense Systems, or MDS, delivers, open sensor processing solutions to the Department of Defense and key prime defense contractors leveraging commercially available technologies and solutions from its MCE business.