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Mercury Computer Systems Joins the Software Defined Radio Forum Board of Directors; Set to Deliver Reference Waveform in 3QFY07

Mercury Computer Systems Joins the Software Defined Radio Forum Board of Directors; Set to Deliver Reference Waveform in 3QFY07

VIENNA, Va., Feb. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. announced at the Fifth Annual Software Radio Summit, that it has joined the board of directors of the Software Defined Radio Forum (SDRF). The SDRF is an international industry association dedicated to supporting the development and deployment of software defined radio (SDR) systems that enable flexible and adaptable architectures in advanced wireless systems.

Membership tops more than 100 organizations and spans commercial, defense and civil government organizations, including wireless service providers, network operators, component and equipment manufacturers, hardware and software developers, regulatory agencies, and academia from Asia, Europe, and North America.

Mercury has been involved with the SDRF since 2000. With its deep expertise in solving computationally intensive challenges in embedded applications, Mercury was selected by the Forum in 2006 to develop a reference waveform designed to promote increased proficiency for designers and developers. The reference waveform software will be delivered in the third quarter of 2007 and will be made available on the Forum's website.

Murat Bicer, Product Marketing Manager for the Software Defined Radio Group at Mercury, was elected to the SDRF board as the Medium Company Representative. The SDRF is the primary trade association in the commercial, civil and military software radio industry. Participation in the SDRF enables Mercury to identify emerging trends in the industry as well as the requirements of various market segments. With its active involvement in the SDRF, Mercury is also positioned to contribute to leadership in this developing field.

To learn more about Mercury's technology, domain expertise in the Software Communications Architecture, and Waveform-Ready Wideband Datalink and SATCOM processing platforms, visit Mercury in Booth #14 at the Software Radio Summit February 21-22. The Summit provides an opportunity for members from the military, business, scientific, and academic communities to share ideas with the experts in developing and operationalizing software defined radio technologies. Or for more information on Mercury, visit http://www.mc.com/technologies/technologies.cfm, or call (866) 627-6951.

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. - Where Challenges Drive Innovation Mercury Computer Systems is the leading provider of computing systems and software for data-intensive applications that include image processing, signal processing, and visualization. With a strong commitment to innovation, our expertise in algorithm optimization, systems development, and silicon design is blended with software application knowledge and industry-standard technologies to solve unique computing challenges. We work closely with our customers to architect solutions that have a meaningful impact on everyday life: detecting aneurysms; designing safer, more fuel-efficient aircraft; identifying security threats; discovering oil; developing new drugs; and visualizing virtually every aspect of scientific investigation.

Mercury's comprehensive, purpose-built solutions capture, process, and present data for the world's largest medical imaging companies, 8 of the 10 top defense prime contractors, and other leading Fortune 500 and mid-market companies in semiconductor, energy, telecommunications, and other industries. Our dedication to performance excellence and collaborative innovation continues a 23-year history in enabling customers to stay at the forefront of the markets they serve.

Mercury is based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts and serves customers worldwide through a broad network of direct sales offices, subsidiaries, and distributors. We are listed on the Nasdaq National Market . Visit Mercury at http://www.mc.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 participation on the Software Defined Radio Forum board and delivery of the reference waveform to the Forum. You can identify these statements by our use of the words "may," "will," "should," "plans," "expects," "anticipates," "continue," "estimate," "project," "intend," 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, general economic and business conditions, including unforeseen weakness in the Company's markets, effects of continued geo- political 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, continued funding of defense programs, the timing of such funding, 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 or delays in realizing such benefits, challenges in integrating acquired businesses and achieving anticipated synergies, and difficulties in retaining key customers. These risks and uncertainties also include such additional risk factors as are discussed in the Company's recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Annual Report on Form 10-K for the fiscal year ended June 30, 2006. 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.

Contacts: Kathy Sniezek, Public Relations Manager Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. 978-967-1126 / [email protected] Leigh McLeod, Media Relations Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. 978-967-1120 / [email protected]

Product and company names mentioned may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders.

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.

CONTACT: Kathy Donahue, Public Relations Manager, +1-978-967-1126, or
[email protected], or Leigh McLeod, Media Relations, +1-978-967-1120, or
[email protected], both of Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.

Web site: http://www.mc.com/
http://www.mc.com/technologies/technologies.cfm

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