RES Aero XR5 Fanless Rugged Rack Servers

Enterprise-class airborne servers designed to accelerate compute-intensive workloads at high altitudes

RES Aero XR5

Front I/O Airborne Servers

Designed to accelerate compute-intensive workloads at high altitudes, even during loss of cabin pressure, the completely fanless RES Aero XR5 servers packages dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4 processors with 22 cores and 2TB DDR4 ECC memory in lightweight form factors that are fitted to onboard plenum enclosures. 



  • Completely fanless design for reliable performance in high altitudes
  • Front access, high MTBF, cold swappable power supplies
  • Up to 2 PCIe 3.0x16 cards (1U) and 4 PCIe 3.0x8 cards (2U)
  • MIL-STD: 810F/G, 461F/G, 704F/G (NAVAIR)
  • Can be customized to meet specific aircraft requirements
  • Dual Intel® Xeon® E5-2600 v4 series CPUs with up to 20 cores (1U) or 22 cores (2U) per processor
  • Up to 2TB 2666MHz memory

Patented Technologies

  • Memory stabilization
  • Remote battery

Management and Operating System

  • Windows®, Linux®, VMWARE® and other hypervisors
  • IPMI v2.0, Redfish option available
  • TPM 1.2 or 2.0 Support

Expansion and Modular Maintainability

  • Up to 2 PCIe 3.0 x16 cards (1U)
  • Up to 4 PCIe 3.0 x8 cards (2U)

Input/Output Versatility

Front Access

  • 1 Power/Reset Switch
  • 1 Power On LED
  • 2 1GBaseT or 10GBaseT Ethernet Ports (RJ45)
  • 1 IPMI 2.0 (RJ45)
  • 1 VGA Graphic Port
  • 4 USB 3.0

Power Supply Options

  • Front access, fanless, cold swappable 270VDC (+/-135VDC), 625W
  • MIL-STD-704E aircraft power requirements for high voltage 270 VDC
  • MIL-STD-461E for aircraft, internal
  • High MTBF >14,000 hrs at 35C, airborne inhabited cargo environment

Additional Options

  • Slide Rails
  • CAC Card Reader


Environmental & Mechanical

MIL-STD / Industrial Specifications

  • MIL-STD 810F/G
  • Shock: MIL-STD 810F/G
  • EMI/RFI: NAVAIR MIL-STD 461E, CE102 standard
  • Vibration: MIL-STD 810F/G
  • Temperature: MIL-STD 810F/G



  • Temperature: 0°C to 50°C (in plenum enclosure)
  • Humidity: 5% to 100% (non-condensing)
  • Shock: 3 axis, 10g, 11ms or higher
  • Vibration: 5Hz to 2000 Hz (SSD)
  • Altitude: 11,000 ASL


  • Temperature: -40°C to 71°C
  • Humidity: 5% to 100% (non-condensing)
  • Altitude: 40,000 ASL
  • Conformal Coating: IPC-CC 830 (optional)

Purpose-Built & Tested for Military Deployment

Currently deployed on airborne platforms, our rackmount servers have been certified to NAVAIR MIL-STD 461 for Electromagnetic Inference (EMI) and multiple military specifications, ensuring uptime and availability in any flight environment. RES Aero servers feature a patented memory stabilization technology that prevents disconnect during system shock and vibration. The fanless design increases system longevity and reduces potential long-term maintenance costs.

Customizable to Fit Any Aircraft

RES Aero servers can be customized to meet specific aircraft computing, security and space requirements. A flexible power supply, featuring standardized connectors supports unique voltage requirements such as 270VDC to enable deployment in a wide array of platforms. Specialized front access power supply I/O and LED indicators simplify maintenance by providing insights into system health and power usage. Additional features, testing and certifications are available.

Proven Performance in a Rackmount Form Factor

Mercury’s Rugged Enterprise Servers (RES) are trusted worldwide for their high performance, long life cycles, thermal resiliency, compatibility with industry standards, and size, weight and power (SWaP) optimization. We partner with industry leaders such as Intel and NVIDIA to deliver the latest technology in reliable rackmount form factors that are built to operate in the most challenging environments. 

A Trusted Partner to the World's Armed Forces

Mercury servers are designed in the U.S. and manufactured in AS9100D and ISO9001 facilities to maintain stringent quality standards. Committed to protecting information and safeguarding against potential cyberattacks, Mercury complies with DFARS 252.204-7012 and NIST SP 800-171A. With over 30 years of technical expertise, we work closely with customers to design computing solutions that are easy to integrate, affordable and reliable for years to come. 


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