Artifact Details

Title

Historic film transfer to Betacam SP, Monaco 1998-03-02

Catalog Number

102694975

Type

Moving Image

Date

1961-10-27

Publisher

System Development Corporation (SDC)

Place of Publication

Japan

Duration

00:54:00

Dimensions

10" cassette

Format

Betacam SP

Description

This film was produced for the Air Defense Command of the U.S. Air Force, and features a demonstration of a simulated air defense scenerio for radar station crew training. It makes reference to research begun by the RAND Corporation in 1951, and includes information about System Development Corporation (SDC) and IBM digital computers used at the time. The radar simulator featured is based on a 70mm film projector.