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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…

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

September 29, 2022

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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…

Rubin Dhillon

September 22, 2022

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This is not a drill: Preparing for a severe cyber storm

Designing post-quantum cryptography (PQC) is much more than just implementing an algorithm. You need industry-leading…

Angie Giles

September 19, 2022

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The exponential power of Mercury

Investments for innovations and collaborations that maximize our strategic advantage are informed by five global macro…

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

September 14, 2022

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Five things to ask before buying a server cluster for edge computing

High-performance computing at the edge presents environmental challenges not found in the confines of the data center. Restricted space, limited power supplies and data security are just a few. Before building an edge-ready platform, consider these five questions to help avoid risk and excess cost.

Kristie Sombatphibane

March 1, 2022

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The intersection of high tech and defense – a scarce and critical resource

Mercury's unique commercial business model, positioning us at the intersection of high tech and defense, enables the expansion of our differentiated capabilities to address critical defense markets.

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

January 26, 2022

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Defense is a collective commitment

There is a burgeoning global call for multilateral solutions to today’s – and tomorrow’s – diverse security challenges.

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

January 25, 2022

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Mercury at the 58th Annual AOC Symposium

The AOC 2021 International Symposium & Convention brought together defense electronics and aerospace industry leaders in the EW space to help develop new solutions than can be quickly developed and deployed to the field. Watch the action from the tradeshow floor as Mercury shared two new products: the Model 8256 SOSA development platform and the RFM3202 microwave transceiver.

Mercury Systems

January 19, 2022

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A new brand a year later

How do you measure the success of new corporate branding? Follow along as Mercury CMO Stephanie Georges describes the launch of a new brand, results, lessons learned and what’s next for the Mercury marketing team.

Stephanie Georges, SVP and CMO

January 13, 2022

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Why it matters

In addition to our MercuryNOW podcasts and vodcasts, we’re introducing our newly titled blog, WHY it Matters. Why do we write blogs? Why do we offer our insight into topics of interest to the aerospace and defense industry? Why do we engage in conversations about the latest in technological advances? Because it matters – to our customers, our investors, our partners and to us as innovators who deliver mission-critical solutions.

Rubin Dhillon

January 7, 2022

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Top 10 Highlights of 2021

Read along as our CMO, Stephanie Georges, reflects on Mercury's top 10 accomplishments for 2021.

Stephanie Georges, SVP and CMO

December 21, 2021

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Innovating loose couplers to support JADC2

The key challenge of any battle network is to develop the right processing architecture to synthesize sensor data and provide actionable intelligence. To embrace innovation and to meet our national security needs, we need loosely coupled systems or standards in place to support JADC2 and ensure a common “meeting point”, increasing the value of the overall multi-function system while keeping a close eye on performance, costs and schedules.

Dr. Bill Conley; Taymor Kamrany

December 6, 2021

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Durability begins with preparation

Durability for electronics can’t be added after they’re manufactured – it has to be built in from the start. Find out how Mercury’s MOTS (modified off-the-shelf) and MOTS+ services and processes affordably provide the durability and product life extension you require.

Shaun McQuaid

December 2, 2021

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Embrace the change

Read how one executive leader, who joined Mercury through an acquisition, describes his personal and professional growth since and why he advises others to, “embrace the change, recognize the opportunity, involve yourself in the change and help guide it.”

James Gallagher

November 22, 2021

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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

November 12, 2021

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Building strategic relationships to make commercial technology profoundly more accessible

Technology advances don’t happen overnight or in a bubble. That's why Mercury teams with the most innovative companies in the world, quickly and affordably bringing the latest technologies to our customers. Listen in to learn how we’ve cultivated strategic relationships to build sustainable solutions and solve complex problems faster.

Mercury Systems

October 21, 2021

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Microelectronics Powering the New Space Economy

New capabilities in orbit are heightening interest and opportunities in LEO space programs. Two very different technologies are increasing the affordability of these programs, positioning the new space economy well to decrease costs and opening the doors to a host of new applications.

Mario LaMarche

October 14, 2021

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How to address trust and security when your electronics are 1,200 miles away

Making sure your systems are running securely and safely is much easier when they’re within arm’s reach. But the increase in space programs and missions raises the question: How do you ensure trust and security in your electronics when they are orbiting the Earth, exposed to extreme environmental conditions? Mercury has an answer for that.

Dr. Bill Conley, CTO

October 14, 2021

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Get some quarters, we’re going to the arcade.

Just like the arcade games of the past that were downsized and delivered to your living room, the ARES3100 advanced radar environment simulator is packaged in a standardized option to provide radar environment simulation in the convenience of your own testing environment. It’s like finding your own EW “cheat code” to avoid vulnerabilities. Game over.

Kelsey Ryon

October 5, 2021

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Award-winning technologies for 2021 from Mercury

Mercury talks technology on the heels of receiving five Military and Aerospace Electronics 2021 Innovators Awards. Listen in to discover the latest innovations from Mercury that improve the speed of technology insertion, avoid costly and delayed development and deployment, and bring processing to the sensor edge to help meet national security needs. Join Mercury’s Dr. Bill Conley, Mark Bruington and Tom Smelker in this mercuryNOW podcast.

Mercury Systems

September 23, 2021

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