Mercury Systems receives $3.9M secure SSD order

Mercury Systems, Inc. of Andover, MA announced on January 25 that it received a $3.9 million follow-on order from a leading defense prime contractor for custom-engineered secure solid-state drives (SSD) deployed in an airborne mission management application. The order was booked in the company’s fiscal 2018 second quarter and is expected to be shipped over the next several quarters.

A pioneer in the development and commercialization of military-grade SSD devices with the highest levels of embedded security, the company’s portfolio of self-encrypting storage products are designed and manufactured in its the Phoenix, AZ Advanced Microelectronics Center.

The ARMOR cryptographic engine at the heart of its secure storage portfolio integrates advanced security features with performance-enhancing algorithms. Recognizing that no two security implementations have the same requirements, Mercury’s product portfolio supports the industry’s widest range of encryption key management solutions. The company’s most sophisticated data storage offerings also support self-destruct capability.

“Our military forces deployed in hostile threat environments deserve the most secure data storage solution without compromising affordability. We are privileged to receive this follow-on order to support both our customer and our nation’s warfighters,” said Charlie Leader, senior vice president and general manager of Mercury’s Advanced Microelectronics Solutions group. “As a leading provider of secure and safety-critical solutions addressing the defense industry’s most challenging problems, Mercury remains steadfast in its commitment to support our military forces with affordable and highly agile commercial technologies.”

Source: Mercury Systems