MERC Attends 2017 Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC) Life Cycle Industry Days (LCID)

DAYTON, OHIO (September 13-14) MERC attended the LCID which provided a forum to discuss near and far-term USAF weapons system requirements and challenges.

Senior leader guest speakers were featured from the Office of the Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Air Combat Command, National Air and Space Intelligence Center, Air Force Research Laboratory, Life Cycle Management Center, and Air Force Sustainment Center.

These leaders were joined by Program Executive Officers and senior industry leaders for panel discussions.  Technical personnel presented briefings on a variety of special topics.  More than 700 people registered to attend.


About Mercer Engineering Research Center

Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC) is the research and applied engineering arm of Mercer University, a private university founded in 1833. For over 175 years the University has served Georgia as a highly-respected educational institution. In 1984, the School of Engineering was established at the Macon, Georgia campus, with the charter class beginning studies in 1985.

Two years later, in 1987, the Mercer Engineering Research Center was established under the School of Engineering to provide locally available engineering and scientific services and critical specialized technical skills. Today, MERC functions as a non-profit operating unit of the University, with the Executive Director, Dr. David Barwick, reporting directly to the University president, Mr. William D. Underwood.

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