Mercury Computer Systems Awarded Superior Security Rating
by U.S. Defense Security Service
Mercury’s headquarters ranks among top 4% of all facilities reviewed
CHELMSFORD, Mass. - June 28, 2012- Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRCY, www.mc.com), a trusted provider of commercially developed application-ready ISR and EW subsystems for defense prime contractors, announced that its headquarters facility in Chelmsford, Mass., received a Superior security rating in the annual review and assessment by the U.S. Defense Security Service (DSS).
“Safeguarding information essential to the protection of our warfighters and our national security is a top priority at Mercury, and we are committed to constantly identifying ways to improve our security posture,” said Mark Aslett, President and Chief Executive Officer, Mercury Computer Systems. “This Superior rating is a significant achievement that demonstrates our employees’ full commitment to national security and our continuous focus on principles of industrial security excellence designed to protect technology and information critical to the men and women putting their lives on the line for our nation.”
A Superior rating is awarded to contractors that consistently and fully implement the requirements of the National Industrial Security Program Operating Manual in an effective fashion, resulting in a security posture that is superior to other contractors of similar size and complexity. The facility must have documented procedures that heighten the security awareness of employees and foster a spirit of cooperation within the security community. In all, fewer than four percent of the approximately 13,000 facilities that the DSS oversees received a superior rating.
For more information, visit www.mc.com, or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or email@example.com.
Supporting national security and the warfighter, DSS is responsible for approximately 13,000 cleared contractor facilities. The agency ensures the security of the nation’s technological base and oversees the protection of U.S. and foreign classified information in industry.
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc. – Where Challenges Drive Innovation®
Systems (www.mc.com, NASDAQ: MRCY) is a best-of-breed
provider of open, commercially developed, application-ready, multi-INT
subsystems for defense prime contractors. With
over 30 years of experience in embedded computing, superior domain expertise in
radar, EW, EO/IR, C4I and sonar applications,
and more than 300 successful program deployments including Aegis, Global Hawk
and Predator, Mercury’s Services and Systems Integration (SSI) team leads the
industry in partnering with customers to design and integrate system-level
solutions that minimize program risk, maximize application portability and
accelerate customers’ time to market.
is based in Chelmsford, Massachusetts, and serves customers worldwide through a
broad network of direct sales offices, subsidiaries and distributors.
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Robert McGrail, Director of Corporate Communications
Mercury Computer Systems, Inc.
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