AURORA, Colo., May 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Mercury Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:MRCY) ( www.mrcy.com), a best-of- breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications, announced the opening of its Intelligence Systems subsidiary's new development center. This facility adds significant capabilities to Mercury Intelligence Systems' already impressive credentials in solving the Big Data challenges of its Intelligence Community customers. "Our new development center represents a major step for Mercury, and underscores our commitment to continuously expand the Big Data footprint of Mercury Intelligence Systems," said Matthew Hughes, President of Mercury Intelligence Systems (MIS). "We are dedicated to driving best practices in all facets of Big Data processing to deliver the analytical capabilities that can help turn data into information and information into actionable intelligence." These additional Big Data processing, predictive analytics and Multi-INT analysis capabilities will allow Mercury Intelligence Systems to stay ahead of the curve in supporting its Intelligence Community and Department of Defense (DoD) customers. A well-qualified team of highly experienced scientists, engineers and project managers will now have expanded resources to enable more efficient system design, innovative software development and enhanced intelligence production in support of mission operations. "This new facility represents the next logical step in enhancing the partnership between Mercury Intelligence Systems, the Intelligence Community and the DoD," said Dr. Justin Christian, Director of Technology & Innovation for MIS. "We are honored to be working on their behalf in support of the critical missions they are asked to take on." For more information on Mercury Intelligence Systems' capabilities, visit www.mrcy.com/intelligence_systems/ or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or email@example.com. Mercury Systems – Innovation That Matters ™ Mercury Systems (Nasdaq:MRCY) is a best-of-breed provider of commercially developed, open sensor and Big Data processing systems, software and services for critical commercial, defense and intelligence applications. We deliver innovative solutions, rapid time-to-value and world-class service and support to our prime contractor customers. Mercury Systems has worked on over 300 programs, including Aegis, Patriot, SEWIP, Gorgon Stare and Predator/Reaper. We are based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts. To learn more, visit www.mrcy.com. 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