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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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Finding New Supply Chain Muscles in a COVID-19 World

Ash Hall Vice President, Supply Chain

April 3, 2020

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Reigniting the Defense Innovation Base for a New Industry Paradigm

Our industry finds itself at a critical juncture. In recent months, the global pandemic COVID-19 has spread rapidly around the world, infecting and killing tens of thousands of people, with few signs of slowing. The global supply chain and many regional economies have ground to a halt as countries seek to mitigate the impacts of […]

Mark Aslett, Chief Executive Officer

April 1, 2020

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The Importance of Maintaining our National Security in Times of Crisis

The United States currently finds itself in an unprecedented human health crisis that will test the collective resolve of both the U.S. government and the American public. In just a few short weeks, we’ve transitioned from a historically robust economy to one in which there is a dedicated focus on essential goods and the health […]

Mark Aslett, Chief Executive Officer

March 27, 2020

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Message From the President & CEO – Coronavirus Update 

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact people and countries around the world. This is a time of extraordinary circumstances and uncertainty. It’s also a time when the work we’re doing in support of strategic national priorities is recognized as critical. At Mercury, we remain laser-focused on four goals we established: To protect the health, safety […]

Mark Aslett, Chief Executive Officer

March 26, 2020

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The Role of HR in a Time of Crisis. It’s All About Trust

Over the past few years, the Mercury HR team has been focusing on building strong relationships between us and leadership, employees and external business resources. It may be an odd thing to think about, but the COVID-19 pandemic has now shown us the importance of that focus. In a time of stress and the unknown, […]

Emma Woodthorpe, CHRO Mercury Systems

March 23, 2020

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Our Commitment to Combating COVID-19

As the world – especially government and business leaders – continues to respond to the novel coronavirus taking center stage on the global agenda, we recognize that these uncertain times require an even greater responsibility to our people, customers and partners. As ever, we remain focused on the health and safety of our teams – […]

Mark Aslett, Chief Executive Officer

March 17, 2020

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Mercury and HPE have teamed up, and here are five reasons aerospace and defense should care

Earlier this month, we announced an exciting new collaboration with Hewlett Packard Enterprise to bring the world’s most comprehensive ecosystem of hardware and software modules to the edge of the battlefield. This will deliver an exceptional balance of performance, storage, reliability, manageability and efficiency for data-intensive defense and aerospace applications such as aeronautical engineering, satellite communications, […]

Kristie Sombatphibane

March 3, 2020

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ETT 2020 Recap: Accessibility and Innovation in Embedded Technologies

On January 27 and 28, Mercury Systems joined VITA and some of the leading minds in embedded systems in Atlanta, Georgia, for Embedded Technology Trends (ETT) 2020 – a comprehensive forum on the latest trends and developments in the industry. This year, suppliers of component-, board- and system-level solutions joined industry media to discuss the […]

Mercury Systems

February 6, 2020

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Delivering Trusted and Game-Changing Technology and Answering Industry Demands: Observations From AUSA 2019

On the Main Stage Mercury Systems recently joined some of the foremost defense and technology companies in the world at the Association of the United States Army’s (AUSA) Annual Meeting in Washington, D.C. The annual gathering is one of the most prominent events for companies operating in or with the public sector, and brings private […]

Mark Aslett, Chief Executive Officer

November 5, 2019

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GPU Processing at the Edge

Uncompromised data center processing capability deployable anywhere Evolving compute-intensive AI, SIGINT, autonomous vehicle, Electronic Warfare (EW), radar and sensor fusion applications require data center-class processing capabilities closer to the source of data origin – at the edge. This has driven the need for HPC to evolve into high performance embedded edge computing (HPEEC). Delivering HPEEC […]

William Conley, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer

November 4, 2019

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An Emerging Opportunity in Next-Generation Custom Microelectronics

In September of this year, after a ten-year career in public sector defense industry positions – including serving as the Director for Electronic Warfare at the Department of Defense for almost four years – I switched tracks to the private sector, joining Mercury Systems as Chief Technology Officer. Mercury Systems is revolutionizing the intersection of […]

William Conley, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer

October 15, 2019

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Happy Birthday US Air Force

From all of us at Mercury Systems, happy 72nd birthday to the US Air Force. Originally established as the Signal Corps – the first aeronautical force in the US – during the Civil War, its missions focused on providing visional communications via flags and torchlight from aerial balloons. Since then, the military air service has […]

Robert McGrail

September 18, 2019

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News From The Floor

We are at the AFA 2019 Air, Space & Cyber Conference, where attendance appears to be significantly higher than last year, perhaps by as much as 20% or more. It’s impressive to see so many of our armed forces keenly interested in learning about defense technologies, and to see their willingness to provide input that […]

Robert McGrail

September 17, 2019

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Expanding the Competitive Edge

Robert McGrail

September 16, 2019

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Growing and Grateful

Last week we celebrated another milestone at Mercury when Boston Business Journal named us one of the “Fastest-Growing Public Companies in Massachusetts.” Earlier this year, we ranked No. 27 on Fortune Magazine’s “100 Fasted Growing Companies in 2018” list.

Mercury Systems

July 24, 2019

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#PAS19 Day Three: The Right Flight Stuff

It’s Day Three of PAS 2019 and we were fortunate to spent some time down on the flight line with the skilled pilots of aircraft such as the F-35 and the KC-46, who were excited to pose for photos with fellow flying enthusiasts.

Mercury Systems

June 20, 2019

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