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

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CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --Mercury Computer 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, 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 www.mrcy.com, 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 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.

Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
Mercury Systems
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