- Associated Press - Thursday, July 15, 2010

CHELMSFORD, MASS. (AP) - Mercury Computer Systems Inc. said Thursday it named a retired Boeing Co. executive to its board.

George K. Muellner was president of advanced systems in Boeing’s defense unit until he retired in February 2008.

Muellner held other top jobs at Boeing after serving 31 years in the Air Force, retiring as a lieutenant general and an acquisition official.

Mercury has worked on many Pentagon weapons programs.