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Merrimac receives $1.3 million GPS satellite order from Boeing

Merrimac Industries, Inc. announced that it received an order valued at $1.3 million from The Boeing Company Integrated Defense Systems, California, to supply Beamforming Networks and RF/ Microwave signal processing components on Boeing’s GPS IIF Satellites.

Boeing exercised its second contract option for Merrimac to provide additional signal processing components on Space Vehicles 7, 8, and 9. Under a contract awarded by the U.S. Air Force, Boeing is currently building the third group of GPS IIF satellites, with a potential total of up to 12 satellites. Recent order is part of the contract from Boeing estimated to reach $4.4 million that Merrimac announced on September 3, 2003.