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Air Force Stocks Its Supercomputing Arsenal

Oct 8, 2014 |

The Air Force Research Laboratory recently welcomed its newest supercomputer, a 1.28 petaflops Cray XC30 machine dubbed “Lightning,” nearly doubling its supercomputing power. Funded through the Department of Defense’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP), the $20.8 million supercomputer will push the boundaries on hypersonic flight, rocket propulsion and space situational awareness. Lightning joins “Spirit,” a Read more…

Air Force Research Laboratory Unveils ‘Raptor’ Supercomputer

Mar 4, 2011 |

The new Cray XE6 system is the DOD’s largest.

Air Force’s PS3 Condor Cluster Takes Flight

Dec 3, 2010 |

Where else can you get a half a petaflop of computing power for around $2 million?