Tag: HPCMP

SGI Scores Second DoD Deal in Two Months

Dec 18, 2014 |

SGI was awarded a contract worth $30,750,000 to supply the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) with a 3.9 petaflops SGI ICE X supercomputer. This is the second time in the last two months that SGI has inked a major deal with the Department of Defense (DoD) for its ICE product. Both awards were allocated through Read more…

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Army Wins Major Supercomputing Award

Oct 7, 2014 |

The US Army Research Laboratory is getting $500,000 and one billion hours of supercomputing time to study the inner workings of internal combustion engines. The award was granted by the Department of Defense’s High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP) Frontier Project, now in its second year. The Army Research Lab will receive $100,000 per year Read more…

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Cray Corrals Big Defense Deal

Feb 25, 2010 |

Supercomputer maker off to a running start in 2010.

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Arctic Region Supercomputing Center Gets Cold Shoulder from DoD

Jan 22, 2010 |

At a time when supercomputing centers seem to be multiplying across the US, the one up in Alaska looks like it could become an endangered species. The Arctic Region Supercomputing Center is slated to lose its Department of Defense funding at the end of May 2011, putting the jobs of nearly 50 employees in jeopardy and shrinking the scope of the work done at the northernmost HPC facility in the United States.

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