News | February 15, 2018

Mercury Systems Launches Latest Intel-Based Rugged XMC

BuiltSAFE™ MFCC-8570 Enables Easy Upgrades for Avionics and Communications

Andover, MA (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Mercury Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ:MRCY) ( announced today the BuiltSAFE™ MFCC-8570 single board computer (SBC) based on the Intel® Core™ i7 Gen5 processor. Delivered as a conduction-cooled switched mezzanine card (XMC), the MFCC-8570 provides an easy upgrade to previous XMC SBCs while preserving the system and sensor I/O built into the host motherboard or I/O carrier.

The Intel Core i7 Gen5 5850EQ processor includes Iris Pro 6200 graphics, making the MFCC-8570 ideal for airborne display processors and video server applications. With turbo boost up to 3.4 GHz for each of four cores, the CPU also enables high-performance airborne and ground-based applications such as flight computers, mission computers, data links, and ground stations for unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), helicopters, and a variety of fixed-wing aircraft.

"The MFCC-8570 provides best in class performance per watt," said Greg Tiedemann, Director of Product Management. "This fills out our Intel-based SBC product line providing customers a choice of XMC, 3U OpenVPX™, and 6U OpenVPX depending on their size constraints."

The MFCC-8570 SBC expands the processing product portfolio for the BuiltSAFE ROCK-2 3U OpenVPX avionics subsystem that also includes graphics, video, I/O, storage, and chassis. The MFCC-8570 can be combined with safety-certifiable SBCs in a multi-level safety ROCK-2 subsystem to provide the optimal mix of high DAL-level certification and highest performance on a function-by-function basis.

For more information on Mercury SBC solutions for mission computing and avionics, visit or contact Mercury at (866) 627-6951 or

Mercury Systems – Innovation That Matters™
Mercury Systems (NASDAQ:MRCY) is a leading commercial provider of secure sensor and safety-critical processing subsystems. Optimized for customer and mission success, Mercury's solutions power a wide variety of critical defense and intelligence programs. Headquartered in Andover, Mass., Mercury is pioneering a next-generation defense electronics business model specifically designed to meet the industry's current and emerging technology needs. To learn more, visit

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