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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 experience and approaches enable us to engineer with innovation and a practitioner’s view to meet requirements within schedule and cost constraints, and field the best designs, products and reuse strategies that bring ‘Innovation that Matters’ to our customers.

Norman Malnak

May 13, 2022

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Quarterly new product announcements

Why it Matters │ Catch up on the latest new product launches from Mercury and discover how each product fulfills our Purpose: Innovation That Matters, by and for People Who Matter.

Rubin Dhillon

April 13, 2022

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Talking MOSA at the TSOA-ID: Remove the risk. Add the performance.

On the heels of Mercury’s participation at the TSOA-ID conference, which was buzzing with discussions about embracing MOSA, here’s a quick recap of the event and more MOSA/SOSA innovations from Mercury to discover.

Gina Peter

April 12, 2022

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Digital transformation with MBSE is the key to rapid innovation

Model-based systems engineering (MBSE) is a method that will propel industries into the digital realm. As a result of Mercury's foresight in adopting a digital enterprise approach, our engineering team is currently working on more than a dozen active modeling efforts across the company to support the acquisition and development of our customer programs.

Taymor Kamrany

March 30, 2022

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Supporting a “common” interest in the future of microelectronics

As the U.S. significantly expands its microelectronics efforts crucial to long-term national security, Mercury is leading the charge, bridging the gap between commercial high tech and defense.

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

March 23, 2022

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Can you trust your computer? Three ways your system may already be unsafe

Did you know your computer could be untrustworthy, even before you take it out of the box? Read more about how trust is compromised through the supply chain and ways you can prevent it.

Shaza Khan

March 21, 2022

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The future of Microelectronics at Mercury

Read our Q&A with Mercury's new president of Microelectronics, Roger Wells, as he discusses the focus and opportunities for his division in the months and years ahead.

Mercury Systems

March 14, 2022

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Why SOSA® is driving the future course of embedded military electronics

You can’t open an industry magazine or visit a website without seeing news about SOSA, open standards and their adoption. Read more about SOSA - its origins, benefits and what's next.

Rodger Hosking, Director of Sales

March 8, 2022

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Transforming for scale: A critical part of value creation

We aspire to be scale “disruptors,” meaning rather than continuing the incremental and often patchwork complexity that accompanies high growth, we must rethink how we work in every function and at every level of the organization, including reimagining our processes and systems for a much larger business.

Mark Aslett, President & CEO

March 3, 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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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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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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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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