Mercury Systems Announces Opening of New Big Data Development Center

Mercury Systems Announces Opening of New Big Data Development Center

New Mercury Intelligence Systems Development Center to Assist Intelligence
Community With Enhanced Big Data Processing, Predictive Analytics and
Multi-INT Analysis Support

AURORA, Colo., May 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury 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, announced the opening of
its Intelligence Systems subsidiary's new development center. This facility
adds significant capabilities to Mercury Intelligence Systems' already
impressive credentials in solving the Big Data challenges of its Intelligence
Community customers.

"Our new development center represents a major step for Mercury, and
underscores our commitment to continuously expand the Big Data footprint of
Mercury Intelligence Systems," said Matthew Hughes, President of Mercury
Intelligence Systems (MIS). "We are dedicated to driving best practices in all
facets of Big Data processing to deliver the analytical capabilities that can
help turn data into information and information into actionable intelligence."

These additional Big Data processing, predictive analytics and Multi-INT
analysis capabilities will allow Mercury Intelligence Systems to stay ahead of
the curve in supporting its Intelligence Community and Department of Defense
(DoD) customers. A well-qualified team of highly experienced scientists,
engineers and project managers will now have expanded resources to enable more
efficient system design, innovative software development and enhanced
intelligence production in support of mission operations.

"This new facility represents the next logical step in enhancing the
partnership between Mercury Intelligence Systems, the Intelligence Community
and the DoD," said Dr. Justin Christian, Director of Technology & Innovation
for MIS. "We are honored to be working on their behalf in support of the
critical missions they are asked to take on."

For more information on Mercury Intelligence Systems' capabilities, visit or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or

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for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications. We deliver
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to our prime contractor customers. Mercury Systems has worked on over 300
programs, including Aegis, Patriot, SEWIP, Gorgon Stare and Predator/Reaper.
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