Mercury Systems Receives $11 Million Order for High Performance Microwave Subsystems

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CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Feb. 3, 2014 - 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 it received an $11 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for high performance microwave subsystems for an electronic warfare application. The orders were received in Mercury’s fiscal 2014 second quarter, with deliveries currently expected to span 2015 through 2018.

“This order showcases precisely the type of cost-effective technology leverage that Mercury can deliver for our customers’ most important and challenging programs,” said Kevin Beals, Vice President and General Manager of Mercury’s RF and Microwave units.  “Our recent track record of successfully transitioning complex microwave subsystems to production coupled with our dedication to improving manufacturing efficiency and capacity were important factors in Mercury being chosen by our customer for this program. It is yet another example of how successfully executing our M&A strategy has enabled us to build additional capability along the sensor processing chain, thereby expanding our exposure to new customers and key defense programs.”

For more information on Mercury’s innovative RF and microwave solutions, visit http://www.mrcy.com/rf 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.

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Contact: 
Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
Mercury Systems
+1 978-967-1366 / rmcgrail@mrcy.com 

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