Naval Tactical Data System (NTDS) CP-642/USQ-20(V)

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Date Introduced
1962
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
64 x 37 x 36
Manufacturer
Sperry Univac
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Location
St. Paul, MN, US
Keywords
Cray, Seymour; U.S. Navy; SAGE (Air defense system)
Object ID
X184.83

Following Lincoln Labs’ study of SAGE’s impact, the Navy launched a project to create a fast and flexible computer system for a single ship. Seymour Cray did the initial NTDS computer design in 1957.