Mercury Systems Receives $1.9 Million in Orders for High Performance OpenVPX Digital Signal Processing Modules

Mercury Systems Receives $1.9 Million in Orders for High Performance OpenVPX
Digital Signal Processing Modules

CHELMSFORD, Mass.,December 16, 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 it received $1.9
million in new orders from a leading defense prime contractor for high
performance, OpenVPX^™ digital signal processing modules and supporting
professional services for a manned airborne active electronically scanned
array (AESA) radar application. The orders are expected to be shipped by the
end of Mercury's fiscal 2014 third quarter.

"We have a longstanding relationship with this customer in providing high
performance signal processing solutions for airborne radar," said Didier
Thibaud, President of Mercury's Commercial Electronics business unit. "By
adopting our new OpenVPX product line, our customer now has a cost-effective
open architecture that protects their long-term investment in software by
providing them an easy path to port their application to a modern competitive
processing solution."

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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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Inc. OpenVPX is a trademark of VITA. Other product and company names mentioned
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CONTACT: Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
         Mercury Systems
         +1 978-967-1366 /

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