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Mercury Systems Salutes U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command on 50th Anniversary of Patriot Air and Missile Defense Program

CHELMSFORD, Mass. -- Sep. 9, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (www.mrcy.com), congratulates the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command (AMCOM) on the 50th anniversary of the renowned Patriot Air and Missile Defense System, which has defended and saved thousands of lives and strengthened America's global Patriot partnerships.

"Mercury is pleased to add our sincere congratulations to the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command at Redstone on this significant milestone for Patriot, the world's premier air defense system," said Didier Thibaud, President of Mercury's Commercial Electronics business unit. "As a long-standing strategic supplier on the Patriot program we are committed to delivering superior value and performance that meet Patriot's stringent platform requirements while continuously improving portability and affordability through standards-based, open architecture solutions."

Mercury has been a strategic supplier to Raytheon for fully integrated OpenVPX-based radar subsystems for Patriot since 2009 and continues to deliver ground-breaking technologies and rapid deployment services.

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

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