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Bengaluru, NFAPost: Mercury Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY,, a leader in trusted, secure mission-critical technologies for aerospace and defense, announced the completion of its acquisition of Physical Optics Corporation (POC).

Pursuant to the terms of the definitive agreement applicable to the acquisition, Mercury acquired POC for a purchase price of $310 million, subject to net working capital and net debt adjustments. The acquisition was funded through a combination of cash on hand and Mercury’s existing revolving credit facility.

Mercury’s president and chief executive officer Mark Aslett said the company is pleased that this transaction was completed on schedule and the next step is executing a seamless integration.

“The acquisition is directly aligned with our strategy and will enable us to deliver more complete, pre-integrated avionics subsystems to our customers. We welcome the POC team to the Mercury family,” said Mark Aslett.

Operating at the intersection of high-tech and defense, Mercury Systems is the leader in making trusted, secure mission-critical technologies profoundly more accessible.

Our work is inspired by our Purpose of delivering Innovation That Matters by and for People Who Matter, to make the world a safer, more secure place for all.

Mercury Systems is a leading technology company serving the aerospace and defense industry, positioned at the intersection of high-tech and defense. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., the Company delivers solutions that power a broad range of aerospace and defense programs, optimised for mission success in some of the most challenging and demanding environments.

The Company envisions, creates and delivers innovative technology solutions purpose-built to meet customers’ most-pressing high-tech needs, including those specific to the defense community.

Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate and Investor CommunicationsMercury Systems, Inc.+1 978-967-1366 / Mercury Systems and Innovation That Matters are registered trademarks of Mercury Systems, Inc.

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