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First US exascale supercomputer expected to drive 'eyebrow-raising' national security applications

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As America’s first in-operation exascale system, Frontier has the proven capacity to perform one quintillion — or a billion billion — calculations per second.

Oak Ridge National Lab officials view new innovation push as modern day 'Manhattan Project'

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OAK RIDGE, Tenn. — The U.S. government has perhaps its best chance in recent decades to drive technological innovation, Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL) officials told leaders of the departments of Defense and Energy on Wednesday, with some likening it to the push for new capabilities during the World War II era. That Tennessee-based lab has roots that trace back to massive investments during the 1940s supporting the Manhattan Project…

Hicks' multi-state tour to focus on emerging and disruptive defense tech

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Deputy Secretary of Defense Kathleen Hicks will tour government and research facilities across four states this week, where she will be briefed on and observe advanced technology projects the Pentagon is increasingly prioritizing to prepare for future — and likely more digital — warfare. As the Pentagon’s No. 2 official, Hicks has been a driving force behind the department’s efforts to adopt artificial intelligence across the force, implement Joint All-Domain…