Mercer Engineering Research Center
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MERC’s commitment to customer support is continually demonstrated through our motto: “Where real problems meet real solutions.”
Since our founding in 1987, we have supported our diverse customer base with wide-ranging services. Our well-equipped facilities and experienced team allow us to provide cutting-edge scientific research engineering services for growing sectors.
DefenseWe provide full-spectrum lifecycle support to a diverse set of needs for the United States Department of Defense.
Information TechnologyFrom data visualization tools to custom software, our experienced developers can create the solutions to advance your mission.
EnergyThe energy engineering team at MERC creates strategic energy plans and secures energy networks for a wide range of clients.
TransportationOur team of engineers works to ensure new products and developments from the transportation sector meet or exceed ever-changing government regulations.
AC-130W 105mm Flight Testing and Analysis
MERC has worked alongside the United States Air Force (USAF) Special Operations Forces (SOF) Engineering to ensure the continued safety of USAF personnel and the aircraft during sustained operation of major weapon systems present on the…Learn More
C-130 Center-Wing Section Fatigue Test
MERC tested redesigned structural components of the C-130 aircraft center wing. The redesigned center wing structural components were subjected to both fatigue loading under flight load spectra and static testing beyond the design ultimate load of…Learn More
Flight Maneuver Recognition for the H-1 Helicopter
MERC recently developed flight maneuver recognition algorithms in MATLAB for both UH-1N and TH-1H helicopters. The algorithms determine the actual usage spectrum from historical flight data recorded by the Loads / Environment Spectra Survey (L/ESS) system.…Learn More
MERC Engineer Presents Paper at 79th Annual Vertical Flight Society Forum
Jeff Brenna, Senior Aerospace Engineer, and Chad deMontfort, Chief Engineer of the Rotary Wing Product Area, attended the Vertical Flight Society Annual Forum in West Palm Beach, FL, May 16-18. Jeff presented a paper, “External Airframe…Learn More
Marina Van Sickle Completes Boston Marathon
Congratulations to Marina Van Sickle for running in the 127th Boston Marathon on April 17. Nearly 30,000 athletes from 100 countries competed in the marathon; Marina placed in the top 10% of all females with a…Learn More
Jim Hundley receives Exemplar Award
Congratulations to Mr. Jim Hundley for receiving the Exemplar Award from the Dixie Crow Chapter of the Association of Old Crows, which is a professional organization focused on electronic warfare and other information-related activities. Jim has…Learn More