Tag Archives: Mercury

NAVAIR Eyes Pratt & Whitney for E-6B Power Tech Upgrade Support Contract

The Naval Air Systems Command plans to award United Technologies Corp.‘s Pratt & Whitney subsidiary a sole-source contract to help install updated auxiliary power units into the U.S. Navy‘s E-6B Mercury planes. Work will cover APU installation, sustainment and engineering support for 16 E-6B aircraft units and training systems, the Navy said in a FedBizOpps notice posted …

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Mercury Systems Unveils Mission Computing Tech Portfolio for Defense and Aerospace Markets

Mercury Systems has introduced a set of products designed to help address mission computing, avionics and platform management requirements of defense and commercial aerospace organizations. The Mercury Mission Systems product line is comprised of avionics-certified Ethernet and input/output systems, command and control processors, flight test computers, graphics and video processing, mission computers and primary flight control units, the …

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Mercury to Deliver Signal Processing Modules for Contractor’s Airborne Radar

Mercury Systems has secured $4.2 million follow-on order from an undisclosed defense contractor to provide digital signal processing modules for an unmanned airborne synthetic aperture radar. The Chelmsford, Massachusetts-headquartered company said Tuesday the order is scheduled to be delivered by the second quarter of fiscal year 2017. Didier Thibaud, Mercury’s executive vice president …

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NASA’s Messenger Spacecraft to End Nearly 4 Years at Mercury’s Orbit

NASA‘s Mercury Surface, Space Environment, Geochemistry, and Ranging spacecraft has uncovered several key information about the planet Mercury during its nearly four years of on-orbit operations. NASA said Thursday the Messenger spacecraft is now anticipated to crash-land on Mercury by the end of the month as it runs out of helium gas propellant following a series …

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