Naval Surface Warfare Center Procures SGI

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The Naval Surface Warfare Center in Indian Head, MD announced the purchase of a new SGI Altix 4700 coupled with 28TB InfiniteStorage 220 direct attached storage array.

 The addition of the Altix 4700 provides the parallel processing capability and shared memory we need to simulate the conditions that ultimately will help us design and develop increasingly efficient, effective underwater weapon technology.

The new system is targeted towards the NSWC Explosive Effects Branch for which it will be utilized to simulate the effects of underwater explosions in order to develop more effective underwater weapons technology.Read the full release here.