Mercury Computer Systems Joins the EDGE Innovation Network


Collaborative approach will speed innovation, development and deployment of Application Ready Subsystems used in critical radar, EW, EO/IR, C4I, and sonar applications

CHELMSFORD, Mass.  April 6, 2011  Mercury Computer Systems Inc., (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mc.com), a trusted ISR subsystems provider, announced it has joined the EDGE Innovation Network, an open-environment initiative where industry and academia collaborate, with government input, to enhance the delivery cycle of new technologies and innovative capabilities to warfighters.

"The EDGE network will give Mercury Computer Systems a unique knowledge-set that will enable us to develop even more advanced Application Ready Subsystems(TM) (ARS) and help our customers meet the DoD acquisition reform mandate to deploy warfighting capabilities faster," said Didier Thibaud, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mercury Computer Systems Advanced Computing Solutions business unit.

Sponsored by General Dynamics C4 Systems, the EDGE provides subject matter expertise, advanced product portfolios and equipment, facilities and laboratories for developing and testing technologies, products and systems at faster cycle times than are currently possible on funded programs while enhancing the effectiveness, agility and survivability of users worldwide. More information on the EDGE Innovation Network can be found online at www.edge-innovation.com.

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. - Where Challenges Drive Innovation®

Mercury Computer Systems (www.mc.com, NASDAQ: MRCY) is a best of breed provider of open, application-ready, multi-INT subsystems for the ISR market. With 25+ years' experience in embedded computing, superior domain expertise in radar, EW, EO/IR, C4I, and sonar applications, and more than 300 successful program deployments including Aegis, Global Hawk, and Predator, Mercury's Services and Systems Integration team leads the industry in partnering with customers to design and integrate system-level solutions that minimize program risk, maximize application portability, and accelerate customers' time to market.

Mercury is based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and serves customers worldwide through a broad network of direct sales offices, subsidiaries, and distributors. For more information on Mercury's subsystem solutions, visit www.mc.com, or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or info@mc.com.

Contact:

Robert McGrail, Director of ACS Marketing & Corporate Communications

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.

+1 978-967-1366 / rmcgrail@mc.com

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