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Mercury Systems Receives Second Prestigious Cogswell Award from U.S. Defense Security Service

ANDOVER, Mass., June 29, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) (, announced that its West Lafayette, Ind. facility received the 2017 James S. Cogswell Outstanding Security Achievement Award from the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Security Service (DSS). Mercury's Hudson, N.H. Advanced Microelectronics Center previously received a Cogswell Award.

This award, which recognizes industrial security excellence, is the highest honor the DSS presents to cleared industry partners. Out of the approximately 13,500 cleared facilities nationwide, only 36 facilities received a Cogswell Award this year. Facilities may be nominated for the award only if they have a minimum of two consecutive superior industrial security review ratings and show a sustained degree of excellence and innovation in their overall security program management, implementation and oversight.

"We are honored to receive our second Cogswell Award and are extremely proud of the diligence, hard work and commitment to security excellence by our West Lafayette team," said Christopher Cambria, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Mercury Systems. "With less than one percent of cleared facilities receiving this recognition, earning this level of trust is a clear validation of our ongoing commitment to safeguarding sensitive information and upholding security policies and procedures vital to our servicemen and women and to our country's national security."

The award was presented to Mercury on June 22 at the 53rd annual National Classification Management Society seminar in Anaheim, Calif.

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