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CHIPS Series Part 2: Microelectronics and the future of defense platforms

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CHIPS Series Part 2: Microelectronics and the future of defense platforms

The increasing need for smart and connected technology has sped up the shift toward the electronification of defense ecosystems

Mercury Systems

March 17, 2023

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The importance of evolving your brand: A Mercury case study

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The importance of evolving your brand: A Mercury case study

Read from Mercury CMO, Stephanie Georges, as she describes the ongoing journey evolving the Mercury brand and shares the effect a nimble approach can have.

Stephanie Georges, CMO

March 15, 2023

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Not just for data centers: Big data storage for faster processing at the edge

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Not just for data centers: Big data storage for faster processing at the edge

Mercury and VAST Data Federal bring commercial data center innovation to aerospace and defense, enabling the rapid transformation of data into decisions at the edge.

David Freeman

March 13, 2023

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CHIPS Part 1: National security and the state of domestic chip manufacturing

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CHIPS Part 1: National security and the state of domestic chip manufacturing

The international chip-supply situation is putting U.S. security at risk and driving the need for the re-domestication of semiconductor manufacturing

March 8, 2023

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Hiding in plain sight: Our ability to detect surveillance crafts

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Hiding in plain sight: Our ability to detect surveillance crafts

Reconnaissance objects such as spy balloons can be detected — if you’re looking for them

Mercury Systems

February 28, 2023

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PEMs in space

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PEMs in space

The use of plastic encapsulated microcircuits is common across many industries, but are they the best choice for space programs? Read more about steps that can be taken to maximize the reliability of this commercial technology, making PEMs an attractive lower-cost option for the New Space Economy.

Mario LaMarche

February 2, 2023

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Mercury CEO Mark Aslett Discusses National Security Challenges and Opportunities on Defense One Radio

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Mercury CEO Mark Aslett Discusses National Security Challenges and Opportunities on Defense One Radio

Mercury Systems CEO Mark Aslett appeared on a recent episode of Defense One Radio to share his insights on supply chain challenges, the rapidly evolving geopolitical environment and the need to make investments in critical semiconductor technologies. Read the highlights from the Q&A.

Mercury Systems

January 5, 2023

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RF Signal Acquisition Demo

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RF Signal Acquisition Demo

Mercury supports the most critical application development with signal chain solutions from a single vendor that can be integrated with interchangeable tuners, data acquisition cards and recorder or processing workstations at the tactical edge. Request this demo at your facility to learn more.

Mercury Systems

December 6, 2022

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JADC2 and the Internet of Military Things

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JADC2 and the Internet of Military Things

JADC2 or IoMT – what's the difference? Learn more about Joint All-Domain Command and Control, or JADC2, and explore its relation to the Internet of Military Things (IoMT).

Mercury Systems

December 2, 2022

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JADC2: Accelerate decision-making in a complex theater of operation

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JADC2: Accelerate decision-making in a complex theater of operation

As the Department of Defense (DOD) begins a renewed push toward JADC2, we’ll clear up some common myths around JADC2 and discuss where it is heading and how Mercury is involved.

Mercury Systems

December 2, 2022

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Meet the new 8257A SOSA aligned development system

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Meet the new 8257A SOSA aligned development system

Get to know the new 8257A SOSA aligned development system, debuted live at the 59th Annual AOC International Symposium. This single-slot 3U VPX development chassis features SMA connectors and two NPO connectors for two 100 GigE optical interfaces on the front panel, and connectors for the 10 GigE, the 40 GigE, and the 1 GigE signals both in copper and in optical on the rear panel.

Mercury Systems

November 15, 2022

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Driving growth for microelectronics

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Driving growth for microelectronics

Read our Q&A with Mercury's new VP of Microelectronics Growth, Shanna Owens, as she discusses the role of this division in changing needs of the A&D industry and opportunities for this division that lie ahead.

Mercury Systems

November 10, 2022

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RDS and Future Vertical Lift: Putting a data center in the sky

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RDS and Future Vertical Lift: Putting a data center in the sky

Transforming into a multi-domain force requires modernizing an entire helicopter fleet. Determining the onboard technology needed for Future Vertical Lift is one piece of the development puzzle. Enter RDS, a scalable and secure flash network-attached storage (NAS) system capable of holding petabytes of data.

Mercury Systems

October 25, 2022

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Discussing EW trends and emerging capabilities

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Discussing EW trends and emerging capabilities

Ahead of Mercury’s attendance at the 59th Annual AOC International Symposium, the MercuryNOW vodcast team met with Dr. Bill Conley, Mercury CTO and chair of the 2022 Symposium, to discuss the latest trends in electronic warfare (EW) and how emerging technologies are enabling EW capabilities.

Mercury Systems

October 20, 2022

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Technology from data to decision

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Technology from data to decision

Aerospace and defense technologies face mission requirements and consequences that do not exist in the world of consumer gadgetry. Data collection and processing from various combinations of sensors needs to be completed as reliably and quickly as possible due to the high-risk, high-consequence nature of defense missions.

Mercury Systems

October 20, 2022

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One platform, many solutions – from silicon to systems

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One platform, many solutions – from silicon to systems

For the U.S. and its allies, there’s a trusted technology company working in lockstep with the defense systems pioneers, avionics visionaries and new technology futurists to develop mission-critical solutions from the silicon level all the way to the systems level: Mercury Systems.

Mercury Systems

October 13, 2022

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Partnering to Bend the Curve™: Advancing AI at the edge

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Partnering to Bend the Curve™: Advancing AI at the edge

Mercury Systems is working with partners such as Intel, NVIDIA and SigmaX.ai on advanced software and hardware platforms to help the A&D industry bend the innovation curve and deliver reliable, affordable, upgradeable and integrated AI capabilities to the edge.

Mercury Systems

October 6, 2022

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AI at the edge: Data to decision

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AI at the edge: Data to decision

Optimizing big data collected by sensors into real-time, clear and actionable intelligence to improve multidomain decision-making: This is the promise of AI at the edge, which, in the defense industry, is now more a requirement than a futuristic idea.

Mercury Systems

October 4, 2022

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The Mercury Processing Platform

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The Mercury Processing Platform

Our capabilities, whether directly or indirectly, all have one thing in common — they are critical components of the neural network for the defense information processing ecosystem and power the most critical A&D missions on the planet.

Mark Aslett, President & CEO, 2008–2023

September 29, 2022

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Mercury the processing company

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Mercury the processing company

With the rapid growth and portfolio expansion of Mercury in recent years, a lack of familiarity with what the company does may have been inevitable. Read more from Mercury VP Rubin Dhillon as he dives into how the company has evolved and where it now stands, ready to rapidly transform the global aerospace and defense industry.

Rubin Dhillon

September 22, 2022

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