Cold War Tech - Area 52

ben bfranchuk at
Fri Aug 28 22:44:30 CDT 2015

On 8/28/2015 8:02 PM, Mike Loewen wrote:
> On Fri, 28 Aug 2015, ben wrote:
>> On 8/28/2015 3:17 PM, Jay Jaeger wrote:
>>>  I expect that Ben's posting was a joke directed at the IRS.
>> Just the US goverment in general. Try area 51 next.
>> The 1980's was the last use I suspect of the 1965's machines.
>     The military used 1950's machines into the '80s.  E.g. the IBM-built
> AN/FSQ-7 computers for SAGE became operational starting in 1957, and
> some stayed on the job until 1983.

  Good old Cold War Computing.

A real Area 51 link. - US UFO's
I was looking for
Deepcold: Secrets of the Cold War in Space, 1959-1969
but alas the web site has vanished from the face of the Earth.

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