Mercury Computer Systems Wins Contract to Deliver Embedded Products and Integration Services for Airborne Early Warning and Control Systems


Innovative technology optimizes performance in systems enhancing warfighters' defensive capabilities

CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Mercury Computer Systems Inc., (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mc.com), a trusted provider of commercially developed ISR subsystems, announced a multi-year contract award from a global provider of products, services and solutions for military defense. Mercury will provide embedded computing products and integration services that will enable radar and signal processing for high altitude aircraft detection systems used on commercial aircraft. These systems, with ranges spanning hundreds of miles, will provide intelligence for a variety of applications including homeland security and border patrol.

"This design win is evidence of Mercury's long-term commitment to customer success. Our expertise in radar systems, ongoing support and enhancements for currently deployed subsystem components and ability to ease migration to new technologies enables our customers to field-enhance capabilities with focused investments and controlled risk," said Didier Thibaud, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Mercury Computer Systems Advanced Computing Solutions business unit. "Mercury has been a trusted partner of this global leader for six years and has earned its respect for delivering strong system-wide performance and excellent customer technical support."

Mercury will deliver high performance Ensemble(TM) multiprocessing systems and carrier boards. In addition, Mercury will provide technology that optimizes processor resources for ultimate performance through a library of algorithm implementations and complete integration services.

For more information on Mercury's subsystem solutions, visit www.mc.com, or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or info@mc.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, commercially developed, application-ready, multi-INT subsystems for the ISR market. With over 25 years of 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.

Contact:

Robert McGrail, Director of ACS Marketing & Corporate Communications

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.

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

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