Hybrid Computing at Lockheed

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Date
1968 ca.
Credit Line
Courtesy of Bitsavers
Copyright Owner
© Control Data Corporation (CDC)
Keywords
Hybrid; Comcor; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Control Data Corporation (CDC); Electronic Associates, Inc. (EAI); Lockheed Missiles and Space Company
Object ID
500004494

Lockheed Missile and Space needed to upgrade its hybrid analog computers in 1966. Market leader EAI offered an inexpensive solution. IBM suggested an all-digital approach. Lockheed decided to use the supercomputer-derived CDC 6400 with four large Comcor Ci-5000 analog computers.