Mercury Systems Names Dr. Justin Christian Director of Technology and Innovation for Its Intelligence Systems Subsidiary

Mercury Systems Names Dr. Justin Christian Director of Technology and
Innovation for Its Intelligence Systems Subsidiary

Dr. Christian will provide key insights into emerging technologies and extend
the collaborative relationships essential to the company's ongoing commitment
                        to groundbreaking innovation.

Dr. Justin Christian
 Mercury Systems Names Dr.
 Justin Christian Director
 of Technology and
 Innovation for its
 Intelligence Systems
 Subsidiary

CHELMSFORD, Mass., April 15, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc.
(Nasdaq:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), a best-of- breed provider of commercially
developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical
commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced the appointment
of Dr. Justin Christian as Director of Technology and Innovation for its
Mercury Intelligence Systems (MIS) subsidiary. Dr. Christian will focus on
cultivating collaborative relationships with Intelligence Community members
while exploring emerging technologies in Big Data analytics.

"Dr. Christian's broad experience at the National Security Agency and his
focus on innovation are valued additions to MIS," said Matt Hughes, President
of Mercury Intelligence Systems. "I am delighted to welcome his leadership in
investigating new and emerging technologies, his close work with complementary
industry and academic organizations, and his contributions to our long-term
strategy and plan."

Prior to joining MIS, Dr. Christian served at the National Security Agency
(NSA), where he led initiatives designed to develop new technologies to
address emerging information requirements. After joining the NSA in 2003, he
successfully completed its Cryptologic Mathematician Program. During his
tenure with the NSA, he received numerous intelligence community awards,
including a National Intelligence Exceptional Achievement Medal. Dr. Christian
earned both his Doctor of Philosophy in Mathematics and Master of Science
degree in Mathematics from the University of Wyoming.

For more information, visit www.mrcy.com or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951
or info@mrcy.com.

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 www.mrcy.com.

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
made.

Mercury Systems and Innovation That Matters are trademarks of Mercury Systems,
Inc. Other product and company names mentioned may be trademarks and/or
registered trademarks of their respective holders.

A photo accompanying this release is available at
http://www.globenewswire.com/newsroom/prs/?pkgid=18127

CONTACT: Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
         Mercury Systems
         978-967-1366 / rmcgrail@mrcy.com

Mercury Systems, Inc. Logo
 
Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.