MERC Participates in Tinker and the Primes, Strategic Alternate Sourcing Program Office (SASPO) Industry Days

OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (Sep 7, 2016)  MERC participated in the Annual Tinker and the Primes industry conference and the Strategic Alternate Sourcing Program Office (SASPO) Industry Day in Oklahoma City, OK 23-26 August.

Tinker and the Primes brings together industry and government acquisition and sustainment personnel to review current requirements and challenges in supporting many legacy weapon systems.

The SASPO Industry Day provided information on the identification and solicitation of reverse engineering candidates negatively impacting weapon system supply readiness.


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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