Artifact Details

Title

STP : The Story of the System Training Program

Catalog Number

102695891

Type

Moving Image

Date

1961-10-27

Publisher

System Development Corporation (SDC)

Duration

00:18:15

Dimensions

overall: 10 1/2 in

Format

16mm film

Copyright Holder

Unknown

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.