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2016-11-14


Mercury Systems’ Independent Chairman of the Board Vince Vitto
Receives Prestigious Eugene G. Fubini Award


CHELMSFORD, Mass. - Nov. 14, 2016 - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mrcy.com), today announced that its Independent Chairman of the Board Vince Vitto was recently awarded the 2016 Eugene G. Fubini Award for outstanding contributions to the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Defense Science Board. The award was signed by Secretary of Defense Ash Carter and presented in a ceremony recently held at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.

“Vince brings extensive experience around intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance to our board and consistently contributes important insights to the operations and governance of Mercury Systems,” said Mark Aslett, President and CEO of Mercury Systems. “We are proud to congratulate Vince on this well-deserved recognition and appreciate his ongoing leadership and contributions to the Defense Science Board.”

According to the DoD, the award recognizes “professional excellence and superior performance in providing exemplary scientific and technical contributions across the broad spectrum of the DoD mission to meet the needs of the warfighting community, improve the acquisition system and strengthen the commercial and defense industrial base.”

Mr. Vitto has served for many years on the Defense Science Board, an organization established in 1956 to promote the latest in applied sciences and technology in support of the DoD. His contributions include papers that are presented to key personnel within the Pentagon up to and including the Secretary of Defense.

The Eugene G. Fubini Award was established in 1996 by then-Secretary of Defense William J. Perry to recognize on an annual basis, an individual from the private sector who has made highly significant contributions to the Department of Defense in an advisory capacity over a sustained period of time. Gene Fubini was the first recipient of the award.

For more information on the Defense Science Board, visit http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/.

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Contact:  

Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate and Investor Communications  

Mercury Systems, Inc.  

+1 978-967-1366 / rmcgrail@mrcy.com  

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