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DoD Buys 2,048 Processor Linux Supercomputer for Weapons Design

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As part of the Department of Defense (DoD) High Performance Computing Modernization Program (HPCMP), The Aeronautical Systems Center (ASC) Major Shared Resource Center (MSRC) at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base, OH has purchased an SGI Altix supercomputer to help the United States military maintain its technological supremacy over its adversaries in weapon systems. The SGI Altix supercomputer will be available to more than 1,000 researchers across the U.S. DoD, and will be used to: aid weapon systems design of innovative materials; advance design concepts; improve and speed modification programs; increase high fidelity simulations; and enable more efficient tests and evaluations....

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