Selection of a company to work with the Lincoln Laboratory on the transition system, 1953 May 12
Scope and Contents
Project Whirlwind Memo VI L-95. Memorandum expanding on the information given in the memorandum of November 5, 1952 to Paul Cuslck regarding the selection of the International Business Machines Corporation to be a sub-contractor to the Lincoln Laboratory in preliminary design studies of a digital computer and associated terminal equipment for an air defense control center. Lists considerations in selecting a company, including: key staff, supporting professional staff, technical contribution, transition from development to production, the production organization, service organization and training program, proximity to MIT, ease of information exchange and technical cooperation, estimate of the company's contribution to rapid completion of the program and experience in large-scale computers.
- 1953 May 12
- Lincoln Laboratory. Division 6 (Publisher, Organization)
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