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Discover how Mercury is supporting integrated deterrence for the Special Operation Forces community

Live from SOFIC 2022, discover how Mercury is supporting an integrated deterrence approach – a key concept of the national…

Mercury Systems

May 27, 2022

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Official opening of Mercury’s trusted advanced microelectronics facility

Just hours after Mercury announced they were selected to provide secure packaging for the DoD SHIP program, the excitement…

Mercury Systems

May 17, 2022

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Three reasons to connect with Mercury to engineer your system design

For over 40 years, Mercury has a demonstrated track record of innovation, many times to the point of disruption. Our…

Norman Malnak

May 13, 2022

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Mercury talks MOSA live from the 2022 AAAA Summit

Mercury talks MOSA live from the floor of the 2022 AAAA Summit

Mercury Systems

April 14, 2022

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Encryption Keys: The Cliffs Notes Version, Part 1

Jennifer Keenan

January 31, 2019

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Multi-Domain Operations: Becoming Today's Swiss Army Knife

Defense News recently released their annual Outlook . If you haven’t seen it yet, I highly recommend it. It’s a great read consisting of a few dozen essays by world leaders looking at the trends and issues, like multi-domain operations, that will most impact the global defense industry.

Mercury Systems

January 25, 2019

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Embedding Data Center Compute Capability at the Tactical Edge with Open Systems Architectures

At a high level, the vast majority of contemporary compute processing hardware may be divided into two domains: powerful data center processors and smaller, embedded devices. Embedded devices have the support of their data center big brothers via a network connection, giving them access to big data applications

John Bratton

January 23, 2019

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Electronic Protection: An Overview of Electronic Warfare Part 5

In the first post of this series, we discussed the history of electronic warfare as it was being developed during WWII. While much has changed in the last 80 years, one constant remains true—the cat-and-mouse game to develop the superior technology that grants the owner control over the electromagnetic spectrum (EMS).

Mario LaMarche

January 18, 2019

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Key Takeaways from the 55th Annual AOC Symposium and Conference

Sometimes it’s hard to believe how quickly technology progresses. It’s only been about a decade since Steve Jobs announced the first iPhone. And today, between checking email, navigating to a new restaurant, sharing photos with family and turning the lights on or off in my kid’s room, it’s hard to image life without a smart […]

Mario LaMarche

December 20, 2018

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The Three C's of Talent Attraction

As we embark on the digital age of recruiting we must, more than ever, ensure we are delivering on the key elements of talent attraction that serve to optimize hiring manager satisfaction, while also providing a best-in-class experience for the candidate.

Jamie Durkin

December 17, 2018

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Veterans @MRCY: Dennis Vied

Dennis Vied, Lieutenant (retired), a native of Wyatt, Missouri, began his service in the US Navy after graduating from the United States Naval Academy in 1960. Reporting to the USS Coral Sea (CVA-43) aircraft carrier, he served as an Assistant Navigator and Radar Navigation Officer with collateral duties as Officer of the Deck and CIC (Combat […]

Mercury Systems

November 27, 2018

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Veterans @MRCY: Tim Willis

Timothy Thor Willis, Electronics Petty Officer (retired), grew up in the Trinity Mountains of Northern California. He was studying psychology in San Diego when the attack of 9/11 occurred. When this devastation hit the country, Tim felt compelled to do something and joined the US Coast Guard in 2002. After completing Basic Training in Cape May, New […]

Mercury Systems

November 26, 2018

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Veterans @MRCY: Mike Schneider

Mike Schneider, Colonel (retired), was a soldier for over 30 years and held a variety of US Army and Joint Command and Staff positions at all echelons of the Department of Defense. He served in operational assignments in Europe, the Pacific, the Middle East, and throughout the United States, commanding multiple units at the company level, an […]

Mercury Systems

November 21, 2018

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Veterans @MRCY: Mark Bruington

Mark Bruington, Captain (retired), served in the US Navy for 28 years as a Naval aviator. Before joining the Navy, he received a BS in Physics from San Francisco State University. In his initial assignment with the A-6 Intruder attack aircraft, he supported a deployment for Operation Southern Watch in the Persian Gulf on board […]

Mercury Systems

November 20, 2018

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Veterans @MRCY: Lisa Disbrow

Lisa Disbrow, Colonel (retired), served in the US Air Force and US Air Force Reserve as an Operations Intelligence Officer, Operational Planner, and Programmer. Lisa retired from the USAF Reserve with over 23 years of total service. She graduated from the University of Virginia in 1984 and received her commission from the Air Force’s Officer […]

Mercury Systems

November 16, 2018

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Management of Complicated Systems

Complicated systems, like the ones created here at Mercury, beg for access to a management module that can monitor health and control the behavior of modules that make up these systems. These management modules can be separate, integrated on each module/board, or strictly software applications. Our SMP Engineering team has dealt with these many types […]

Kevin O’Malley

November 14, 2018

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Veterans @MRCY: Paul Leuchte

Paul Leuchte served in the US Air Force Band, part of the MA Air National Guard, for 23 years. He began his career in the trumpet section and ultimately became the squadron First Sergeant and Drum Major.

Mercury Systems

November 12, 2018

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Can GPS be Trusted? Part 3

In my previous posts, I discussed the shortcomings and benefits of utilizing GPS as a primary Position Navigation and Timing (PNT) source. I also examined methods that provide Assured PNT (or A-PNT). These include hardening the GPS signal against jamming, while at the same time jamming the enemy’s receivers, utilizing encryption to provide spoofing immunity, […]

Alan Simmonds

November 9, 2018

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