By Topic

The Military Computer Family: a New. Joint-Service Approach to Military Computer Acquisition

Sign In

Cookies must be enabled to login.After enabling cookies , please use refresh or reload or ctrl+f5 on the browser for the login options.

Formats Non-Member Member
$33 $13
Learn how you can qualify for the best price for this item!
Become an IEEE Member or Subscribe to
IEEE Xplore for exclusive pricing!
close button

puzzle piece

IEEE membership options for an individual and IEEE Xplore subscriptions for an organization offer the most affordable access to essential journal articles, conference papers, standards, eBooks, and eLearning courses.

Learn more about:

IEEE membership

IEEE Xplore subscriptions

2 Author(s)
A. H. Coleman ; U.S. Army Electronics Command ; W. R. Smith

A new approach to developing and acquiring computers for the military has been under development over the past 2½ years by the Army's Electronics Command and the Navy's Air Systems Command. Known as the Military Computer Family Program, the joint effort now includes the Air Force's Electronic Systems Division and Rome Air Development Center (as observers). It is aimed at providing defense system developers with a software-compatible family of military computers that have extensive systems/support software. The various phases of the work being performed under the MCF Program are the subject of the principal articles in this issue. The overall objectives and major thrusts are summarized below.

Published in:

Computer  (Volume:10 ,  Issue: 10 )