COVID-19 has exposed the fragility of the supply chain and the need to minimize risk. Mercury’s supply chain experts, Ash Hall and Ping Maltbie, discuss the risks associated with offshore management, ownership and manufacturing, and how Mercury is working to control supply integrity with more robust central sourcing strategies.
Now more than ever, we must address the entire ecosystem to build and sustain a robust and resilient domestic defense supply chain for decades to come—including investing in companies providing essential defense capabilities that are part of this chain and maintaining a globally competitive microelectronics industrial base in the U.S.
As the Pentagon continues to make microelectronics modernization a number-one priority in light of COVID-19, Mercury Systems CEO Mark Aslett shares his thoughts about the importance of addressing the entire microelectronics capabilities ecosystem critical to the nation’s defense.
While I’ve tried to refrain from using the new cliché “these are unprecedented times,” I can’t think of a better way to describe what we are facing with COVID-19. Like the other functions within Mercury Systems, supply chain is having to flex muscles we haven’t had to use in the past to mitigate the extreme […]
Free trade has resulted in a global economy that has grown by leaps and bounds over the last few decades. As a result, many countries have seen certain industries grow – and certain industries move to other countries that can produce those products at a lower cost. While this has been great for consumers – […]