October – Mercury announced that its KOR Electronics subsidiary received a 5 year sole source basic ordering agreement (BOA) from the U.S. Navy. This BOA supports the continued development of state-of-the-art techniques and target generation capabilities in conjunction with the advanced Digital RF Memory architecture developed under a prior Small Business Innovation Research Phase II.5 award issued to KOR Electronics. The BOA provides for research and development, production, engineering services and ongoing support and is valued at up to $58 million.

October – Mercury announced it had received a $2.2 million purchase order relating to an airborne radar application for fighter aircraft.

Conference Call Information

Mercury will host a conference call on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. EST to discuss the second quarter fiscal year 2013 results and review its financial and business outlook going forward.

To listen to the conference call, dial (888) 220-8746 in the U.S.A. and Canada, and (913) 312-0956 in all other countries. The conference code number is 7413316. Please call five to ten minutes prior to the scheduled start time. This call will also be broadcast live over the web at www.mrcy.com/investor under "Financial Events."

A replay of the call by telephone will be available from approximately 8:00 p.m. EST on Tuesday, January 29, 2013, through 8:00 p.m. EST on Sunday, February 10, 2013. To access the replay, dial (888) 203-1112 in the U.S.A. and Canada, and (719) 457-0820 in all other countries. Enter access code 7413316. A replay of the webcast of the call will be available for an extended period of time on the Financial Events page of the Company's website at www.mrcy.com/investor .

Use of Non-GAAP (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles) Financial Measures

In addition to reporting financial results in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles, or GAAP, the Company provides adjusted EBITDA and free cash flow, which are non-GAAP financial measures. Adjusted EBITDA excludes certain non-cash and other specified charges. Free cash flow is defined as cash flow from operating activities less capital expenditures. The Company believes these non-GAAP financial measures are useful to help investors understand its past financial performance and prospects for the future. However, the presentation of adjusted EBITDA and free cash flow is not meant to be considered in isolation or as a substitute for financial information provided in accordance with GAAP. Management believes the adjusted EBITDA and free cash flow financial measures assist in providing a more complete understanding of the Company's underlying operational results and trends, and management uses these measures along with the corresponding GAAP financial measures to manage the Company's business, to evaluate its performance compared to prior periods and the marketplace, and to establish operational goals. A reconciliation of GAAP to non-GAAP financial results discussed in this press release is contained in the attached exhibits.

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