Mercury Systems

Andover, MA 01810


About Mercury Systems

Mercury Systems is a technology company that makes the world a safer, more secure place. We push processing power to the tactical edge, making the latest commercial technologies profoundly more accessible for today’s most challenging A&D missions.

Product Summary

From data to decision and silicon to systems, explore how the Mercury Processing Platform delivers the mission-critical needs of today with the technologies of tomorrow.


50 Minuteman Rd
Andover, MA 01810
United States

More Info on Mercury Systems

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An end-to-end processing platform purpose built to deliver the critical technologies necessary for mission success

Security: Industry-leading embedded security capabilities, secure supply chain, manufacturing facilities and data management practices for highly sensitive missions

Signal: Broadband RF, microwave, and mixed-signal technology, high-speed digitization, and low-latency processing, purpose-built for mission-critical applications

Display: Rugged, intuitive and safe multi-function displays and LCD modules for primary flight displays, optimized for cockpits and armored vehicles

Software: The most advanced open middleware and software facilitates rapid application porting on top of open mission systems architecture

Networking: Open, interoperable and secure networking based on widely adopted commercial protocols and standards to enable connectivity from data to decision

Storage: Fast, radiation-tolerant and encrypted data-at-rest solutions to securely store the vast amounts of data produced by sophisticated edge sensors

Compute: High-performance, highly reliable, safe, secure and resilient computing leveraging the latest in commercial innovation from edge to cloud, ground to space

Headquartered in Andover, MA, Mercury has 24 globally located design, manufacturing, and integration offices to serve aerospace and defense customers. Click to see all Mercury locations.

Product Overview

Mercury has built a processing platform from the most trusted, contemporary portfolio that scales from silicon, though modules, boards, to systems for aerospace and defense.

Key Technologies:








EW Training, Test and Evaluation Solutions:

Mercury’s experienced engineering, project management and technology teams work across multiple disciplines to integrate and transform the latest commercial and advanced technologies into optimized, field-ready solutions. Our experts handle the rigors of system integration, allowing you to prioritize your core application-specific value.


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FPGA boards

Direct RF DRF3182 FPGA 3U OpenVPX Board

Fast Direct RF Wideband Data Capture at the Edge. COTS 3U VPX processing board powered by the Intel® Stratix® 10 AX SoC FPGA.
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Data storage - Optical memory

Rugged Data Storage

Boost AI at the Edge with Fast Access to Big Data. A New Paradigm for Enterprise-Class Storage.
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FPGA boards

Model 5560 Versal HBM ACAP Coprocessor

Keep up with the latest converter technology at the edge. COTS 3U VPX SOSA aligned coprocessor board fueled by AMD® Versal® HBM.
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Common Module System X08 Blade Servers

The rugged CMS X08 delivers a plug-n-play infrastructure model for tactical platforms operating at sea, on land, or in the air. It eliminates vendor lock-in, simplifies tech refreshes...
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FPGA boards

SCFE6933 Rad-Tolerant ACAP Processing Board

Bringing high-performance processing to orbit. COTS 6U SpaceVPX processing board powered by the AMD® Versal® AI.
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Components - Enclosures and chassis

16-Slot OpenVPX Development Chassis

Pre-qualified, 16-Slot OpenVPX Development Chassis with customizable backplane, 3x fans, compact aluminum design and I/O supports multiple configurations for radar, electronic...
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Components - Enclosures and chassis

6-Slot OpenVPX Development Chassis

Pre-qualified, 6-Slot OpenVPX Development Chassis with customizable backplane, fans, low-profile aluminum design and I/O supports rapid prototyping of radar, electronic warfare...
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I/O boards

IOM-400 XMC I/O Interface Board, BuiltSECURE

IOM-400 rugged, FPGA-supported 24-channel fiber/8-channel copper XMC I/O with optional advanced SSE security bridges sensor data to PCIe-attached FPGA/GPGPU for secure wideband...
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I/O boards

IOM-300 XMC I/O Interface Board, BuiltSECURE

IOM-300 rugged XMC I/O with FPGA and advanced SSE security, supports Ethernet, PCIe Gen2/3, sFPDP, Fibre Channel, 12x fiber or 8x copper FP XMC I/O for streaming secure sensor...
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Graphics/imaging boards

GSC6202 6U OpenVPX, SOSA-aligned, GPGPU Coprocessing Board

GSC6202 SOSA-aligned, VPX-REDI, rugged 6U OpenVPX GPGPU with 2x NVIDIA Pascal or Maxwell GPUs, up to 2048-cores, 12.8 TFLOPS, 32 GB GDDR5, 4x DisplayPort, 2x VGA, PCIe 3.0, 140W...

Press Releases

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FPGA boards

Mercury Unveils the Industry’s First Signal Processing Board To Feature Intel’s Latest Direct RF Technology

Mercury Systems Inc. is introducing COTS open-architecture board that delivers the latest commercial signal processing technology for aerospace and defense applications.
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FPGA boards

Mercury’s latest commercial technology leverages strategic investment in U.S. trusted, secure microelectronics

Customizable RF SiP solution redefines edge processing for radar, electronic warfare and 5G communications
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Data-acquisition boards

3U VPX FPGA modules first to market with high-bandwidth memory

SOSA aligned boards usher in the next generation of FPGA performance and integration capabilities


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Single-board computers

Multi-board synchronization with Quartz RFSoC

Synchronization demonstration of two Quartz Model 5950 8-Channel A/D & D/A Zynq UltraScale+ RFSoC Processor boards using the Model 5903 High-Speed System Synchronization & Distribution...


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Discrete components

On-Demand Webinar: Advantages and Trade-Offs with Direct RF for Next-Generation Embedded Systems

Direct RF technology is setting a new standard for performance with modern wireless communication and electronic warfare systems by enabling SWaP-C, enhancing system capabilities...
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Data-acquisition boards

eBook: What's the Big Deal About ACAP Technology?

Developing the next generation of beam forming, radar and electronic warfare (EW) systems requires processing higher volumes of sensor data in harsh and SWaP-constrained environments...
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Discrete components

White Paper: The Need for Direct RF in an Evolving Defense Environment

The next generation of direct RF is here and ready to redefine what’s possible in radar and software radio, from jamming to electronic intelligence to significant performance ...


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FPGA boards

Direct RF Converters and FPGAs Boost Electronic Warfare Applications

Electronic warfare (EW) involves the acquisition of RF signals of interest followed by signal processing to extract information and deliver an effective response. Adversaries ...
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Up/down converters

The Inside Story on Direct RF Data Converters

While virtually all electronic defense systems require digital signal processing, many operate at RF frequencies up to 18 GHz or more. Digitizing such signals traditionally required...
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Components - Enclosures and chassis

Meet the new 8257A SOSA aligned development system

Get to know the new 8257A SOSA aligned development system, debuted live at the 59th Annual AOC International Symposium. This single-slot 3U VPX development chassis features SMA...


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Small, rugged, safety-certifiable mission computers for advanced avionics introduced by Mercury Systems

Ruggedized small-form-factor design weighs 6.6 pounds, and is for artificial intelligence (AI) applications aboard airborne platforms.
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Lockheed Martin to build electronic warfare (EW) systems for surface warships using commercial technology

SEWIP Block 2 expands the receiver and antenna to keep capabilities current with the pace of the threat and to yield improved system integration.
DIGISTOR NVMe solid-state drives for secure data-at-rest applications deliver fast performance for demanding applications such as artificial intelligence, video editing, visualization, and scientific and engineering modeling and analysis.

Data storage: it’s all coming up NVMe

Non-Volatile Memory Express is fast, small, and lightweight, yet it still has something to prove when it comes to ruggedization, thermal performance, and power consumption.
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Defense Executive

Little change expected in Mercury's Pentek acquisition

Pentek VP Rodger Hosking will remain in place, and the company will continue business as usual with embedded computing technology development.
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Defense Executive

Mercury acquires Pentek in embedded computing combination

Pentek is latest acquisition of Mercury, which has brought POC, Germane, CES, Themis,Delta Microwave, and others under the Mercury banner since 2015.
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Latest updates on Sensor Open Systems Architecture (SOSA)

Emerging open-systems standard for embedded computing and power electronics should be finalized this year; now challenge is to certify offerings.
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XMC embedded computing for communications from Pentek

Programmable low-noise amplifier enables the Maxim MAX2121 tuner to convert L-Band signals to IF or baseband using a broadband analog downconverter.
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RFSoC embedded computing module for radar from Pentek

These products support RF sampling using 5 gigasamples per second 14-bit A/D converters and eight 10 gigasamples per second 14-bit D/A converters.
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Rugged digital converter introduced for EW, 5G by Pentek

Optimized for low size, weight and power consumption (SWaP), the model 6350 measures 3.53 by 5.65 by 9.57 inches, and weighs eight pounds.
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Industrial-grade rackmount data recorder offered by Pentek

Users can configure the recorder as a one- or two-channel system and can record real samples or complex I+Q digitally down-converted samples.


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Embedded computers

Enabling Big Processing and AI-Powered Everything, Everywhere

Learn how Mercury and Intel collaborate to scale and deploy composable data center capabilities across the fog and edge layers with high performance embedded computing (HPEC)....
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Graphics/imaging boards

GSC6204 6U OpenVPX, SOSA-aligned, GPGPU Coprocessing Board

GSC6204 SWaP-efficient, SOSA, rugged 6U OpenVPX GPGPU with dual NVIDIA Quadro Turing GPUs, 6144-cores, 32 GB total GDDR6, 896 GB/s, 4x DisplayPort, 2x VGA, PCIe, NVlink, 170W,...
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Unmanned vehicles

Embedded Processing Subsystems

Embedded subsystems solve big data processing problems for platforms operating at the tactical edge. Pre-integrated, SWaP-optimized, customizable OpenVPX multifunction subsystems...
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Security systems

SecRun Integrated FPGA, ASIC Security Platform

SecRun is a fully integrated security platform, combining SecBoot, Keyguard, and InCipher IP to provide runtime cryptography in ASIC &FPGA-based systems
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Design and development tools

MultiCore Plus MathPack Scientific Libraries

MultiCore Plus MathPack scientific libraries for signal, image and data processing support heterogeneous computation resources (CPUs, GPUs) in a single application.
Diagnostic Support Tools
Design and development tools

BIT System Boot Diagnostic Support Tools

Proven Built-in-Test (BIT) system boot, diagnostics and testing tool for system-wide fault detection across modules, backplanes, OS and applications during development to improve...
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Communications/network controllers

SMA-301 3U OpenVPX System Management Module

SMA-301 rugged 3U OpenVPX modules access, monitor and control subsystem management capabilities within integrated OpenVPX processing subsystems via VITA 46.11 system management...
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Components - Enclosures and chassis

4-Slot OpenVPX Air Flow-By Chassis

Rugged 4-slot 6U OpenVPX Air Flow-By (VITA 48.7) development chassis with payload and power supply slots, 2.5" SSD storage pocket in base, and moisture/dust protection provides...
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Memory boards

SCM6010 & CAN6000 6U OpenVPX Plug-In Storage with Removable Canister

SCM6010 and CAN6000 rugged 6U OpenVPX SSD carrier w/ PCIe switching and removable canister offering up to 24 TB, 48x PCIe Gen3 switching, dual IPMB, and extreme environmental ...