Mercury Computer Systems Announces Name Change to "Mercury Systems"

Mercury Computer Systems Announces Name Change to "Mercury Systems"

New Name Reflects Breadth of Company's Product and Solution Offerings Along
the Sensor Processing Chain

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Mercury Computer Systems,
Inc. (Nasdaq:MRCY) (, a best-of- breed provider of commercially
developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical
commercial, defense and intelligence applications, today announced that the
Company has changed its name to Mercury Systems, Inc.^™ to better reflect the
breadth and depth of its capabilities. The name change is effective
immediately and the company's common stock will continue to be listed on the
NASDAQ Stock Market and trade under its current ticker symbol: "MRCY." In
addition, the company adopted a new slogan, "Innovation That Matters^™,"
revealed a new corporate logo, and changed its website to, as
part of a complete rebranding campaign.

Mark Aslett, Mercury Systems' President and CEO, commented, "For over 30
years, we have been delivering best-in-class embedded processing technology to
our Prime contractor customers. That will never change, nor will our
single-minded focus on providing the best solutions, value, services and
support for our customers. Today, we deliver a broader set of sensor
processing solutions than ever before and now with our expanded capabilities
in RF and microwave, we are better poised to meet the sensor processing and
big data processing challenges in the defense industry and Intelligence
Community. We believe that 'Mercury Systems' clearly represents these expanded
capabilities more accurately and reflects our evolution to a strategic,
strong, nimble, trusted partner to Prime contractors and other key customers."

Mercury Systems' new slogan, "Innovation That Matters," reflects its
commitment to innovate with a purpose. "When we talk about innovation, we mean
innovation that is developed with the specific purpose of helping us solve
tough problems for our customers, often under conditions that are difficult to
the extreme," Aslett continued.

For more information, visit or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951

Mercury Systems – Innovation that Matters^™

Mercury Systems (Nasdaq:MRCY) is a best-of-breed provider of commercially
developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems, software and services
for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications. We deliver
innovative solutions, rapid time-to-value and world-class service and support
to our prime contractor customers. Mercury Systems has worked on over 300
programs, including Aegis, Patriot, SEWIP, Gorgon Stare and Predator/Reaper.
We are based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit

Forward-Looking Safe Harbor Statement

This press release contains certain forward-looking statements, as that term
is defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, including
those relating to the products and services described herein. You can identify
these statements by the use of the words "may," "will," "could," "should,"
"would," "plans," "expects," "anticipates," "continue," "estimate," "project,"
"intend," "likely," "forecast," "probable," and similar expressions. These
forward-looking statements involve risks and uncertainties that could cause
actual results to differ materially from those projected or anticipated. Such
risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to, continued funding of
defense programs, the timing of such funding, general economic and business
conditions, including unforeseen weakness in the Company's markets, effects of
continued geopolitical unrest and regional conflicts, competition, changes in
technology and methods of marketing, delays in completing engineering and
manufacturing programs, changes in customer order patterns, changes in product
mix, continued success in technological advances and delivering technological
innovations, changes in the U.S. Government's interpretation of federal
procurement rules and regulations, market acceptance of the Company's
products, shortages in components, production delays due to performance
quality issues with outsourced components, inability to fully realize the
expected benefits from acquisitions and divestitures or delays in realizing
such benefits, challenges in integrating acquired businesses and achieving
anticipated synergies, changes to export regulations, increases in tax rates,
changes to generally accepted accounting principles, difficulties in retaining
key employees and customers, unanticipated costs under fixed-price service and
system integration engagements, and various other factors beyond our control.
These risks and uncertainties also include such additional risk factors as are
discussed in the Company's filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended
June 30, 2012. The Company cautions readers not to place undue reliance upon
any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made. The
Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to
reflect events or circumstances after the date on which such statement is

Mercury Systems and Innovation That Matters are trademarks of Mercury Systems,

CONTACT: Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
         Mercury Systems
         +1 978-967-1366 /

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