MERC Participates in 41st Annual Dixie Crow Symposium

WARNER ROBINS, GA (March 22-23, 2016)  MERC participated in the 41st annual Dixie Crow symposium March 22-23 at the Museum of Aviation in Warner Robins, GA.

This year’s theme was “EW/ISR: Today’s Innovations Countering Tomorrow’s Threats”.  The symposium had over 2,100 participants with more than 30 speakers on topics relating to Electronic Warfare (EW), Intelligence Surveillance & Reconnaissance (ISR) and collaboration within the existing and future Information Operations (IO) environment.

The Dixie Crow symposium is one of the largest regional aviation electronic defense trade shows in the country and over 50 defense industry vendors showcased their high technology capabilities.  Attendees included industry, academia, and military representatives from throughout the United States and allied countries.


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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