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NNSA Taps Cray for $600M Supercomputer Project at Lawrence Livermore Nat’l Lab

Cray has secured a potential $600M contract from the Department of Energy's National Nuclear Security Administration to build and deliver a supercomputing platform to Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory in California by late 2022. DOE said Tuesday researchers will use the "El Capitan" exascale computer to study methods for nuclear weapons stockpile maintenance, as well as conduct data-heavy simulations and calculations.

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6 Firms to Receive $258M in DOE Exascale Supercomputer R&D Contracts

The Energy Department will award six companies three-year contracts worth $258 million in total to research and develop large-scale supercomputers. DOE said Thursday it will issue funds through its Exascale Computing Project as part of the department’s new PathForward program that seeks to create the first exascale supercomputers for U.S. national security, manufacturing, …

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