XH558 - was Re: using new technology etc

William Donzelli wdonzelli at gmail.com
Thu Jan 1 20:11:40 CST 1970

> Bringing this topic full circle, does anyone know if any minicomputers
> (DEC PDP-8s or 11s, DG Novæ, HP 21XXs, et cetera) were ever used on
> aircraft? Not transported by one, but I mean setup and used on one.

DEC architecture machines were in the serious minority when it came to
military computers in combat service. DG/Rolm was huge, as was Univac.
IBM, Burroughs, and CDC had a slice of the market as well.


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