High-Performance Computing

Army taps supercomputing to speed development of new systems

With "physics modeling" the Army and the rest of DOD can do more rapid prototyping to keep up with emerging threats.

Army unsheathes Excalibur supercomputer

The 3.7 petaflop Cray Xc40 machine greatly boosts processing power at the Defense Supercomputing Resource Center.

Analog this: Is an old way the key to solving complex simulations?

DARPA wants a new processor architecture to solve constant-variable equations that CPU supercomputers aren’t built for.

ARL outlines its plans for HPC and data analytics

The lab released its S&T strategy for the next five years, which includes development in tactical high performance computing and large scale data analytics.

DOD continues push to boost supercomputing power

The high-performance modernization program awards two $30 million contracts to increase computing capacity at its HPC centers.

Intelligence agency has a cold plan for faster, cheaper supercomputing

IARPA launches a program for cryogenic computing that could hit exascale levels while drawing considerably less power than today’s fastest machines.

ARL project: Better mileage, more power through supercomputing

Researchers working under an award from DOD's Frontier Project will tap a billion hours of supercomputing time to study—and improve—engine performance.

Lightning strikes: Air Force center doubles its supercomputing power

Lab at Wright Patterson unveils a 1.28 petaflop Cray XC30, one of the world’s fastest distributed memory platforms.

5 billion-transistor chip functions like a human brain

IBM’s chip, funded by DARPA, uses its “neurons” and “synapses” to spread computing processes out, performing complex tasks with a very low power requirement.

NRL reports a breakthrough in 'quantum dots'

Researchers' ability to create the dots with single-atom precision holds promise for fields from photonic to quantum computing.

DOD adds three Cray supercomputers to its HPC program

The XC30 supercomputers, along with Sonexion storage systems, will go to the Air Force and Navy.

Air Force lab’s new 20-Tflop computer will mimic human brain

AFRL orders an embedded computing system from GE designed to simulate the nervous system’s pathways and will support next-generation radar systems.

Military looks to reuse IT equipment

Army command leading effort to repurpose computer hardware, achieve savings.

The DoD’s new plan for collaboration: “unified capabilities”


DISA/NSA move to address insider threats to enterprise networks

The Defense Information Systems Agency has issued a solicitation for enterprise services attack analysis capabilities to address insider threats.

Analyzing large data stories focus of Air Force contract


DISA announces date of 2013 Forecast to Industry