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Updated: July 8th, 2008 05:26 PM CDT

Mercury Computer Systems Joins the Xilinx Alliance Program

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Mercury's IP has been successfully integrated into multiple Xilinx components with either an internal or external SERDES device, and can also beused to create multi-port switches to aggregate other Serial Rapid IO inputs.Xilinx high-performance MGTs (Multi-Gigabit Transceivers) offer core interface speeds of 4x3.125 Gbits/s, the highest available in the RapidIO standard.

For more information on Mercury Serial RapidIO IP core features, specifications, and benefits, visit

About Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.

Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY) is the leading provider ofhigh-performance embedded, real-time digital signal and image processing solutions. Mercury's solutions play a critical role in a wide range of applications, transforming sensor data to information for analysis and interpretation. In military reconnaissance and surveillance platforms the Company's systems process real-time radar, sonar, and signals intelligencedata. Mercury's systems are also used in state-of-the-art medical diagnostic imaging devices including MRI, PET, and digital X-ray, and in semiconductor imaging applications including photomask generation and wafer inspection. Mercury provides advanced 3D image processing and visualization software and optimized systems to diverse end markets including life sciences, geosciences, and simulation. The Company also provides radio frequency (RF) products for enhanced communications capabilities in military and commercial applications.

Based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, Mercury serves customers in NorthAmerica , Europe and Asia through its direct sales force and a network of subsidiaries and distributors. Visit Mercury on the web at

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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 Xilinx Alliance Program and Mercury Serial RapidIO IP core. 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 performanc equality issues with outsourced components, and 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 anduncertainties also include such additional risk factors as are discussed inthe Company's recent filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, including its Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q for the fiscal quarter ended December 31, 2005 . The Company cautions readers not to place undue relianceupon any such forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the datemade. The Company undertakes no obligation to update any forward-looking statement to reflect events or circumstances after the date on which suchstatement is made.

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