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The MITRE Corporation was founded in 1958 as a not-for-profit organization to operate research and development centers sponsored by the federal government. The company's initial focus was on the continental air defense project called the [https://ethw.org/SAGE_(Semi-Automatic_Ground_Environment) Semi-Automated Ground Environment (SAGE)]. SAGE relied on the first digital computers to link radar stations, weapons systems, and military decision makers in near real time.
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The MITRE Corporation was founded in 1958 in McLean, Virginia, U.S.A. as a not-for-profit organization to operate research and development centers sponsored by the federal government. MITRE also has offices in Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. The company's initial focus was on the continental air defense project called the [[SAGE_(Semi-Automatic_Ground_Environment)|Semi-Automated Ground Environment (SAGE)]]. SAGE relied on the first digital computers to link radar stations, weapons systems, and military decision makers in near real time.
  
 
SAGE became operational in 1963. It spawned numerous innovations in computing, software, information displays, communications, program management, and systems engineering. To name a few: the National Airspace System, Airborne Warning and Communications Systems (AWACS), Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS), and Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS).
 
SAGE became operational in 1963. It spawned numerous innovations in computing, software, information displays, communications, program management, and systems engineering. To name a few: the National Airspace System, Airborne Warning and Communications Systems (AWACS), Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS), and Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS).
  
In 1969, [https://ethw.org/Robert_R._Everett#Robert_R._Everett Robert Everett] became MITRE's president.
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In 1969, [[Robert_R._Everett|Robert Everett]] became MITRE's president.
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== Additional Reading ==
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Redmond, Kent C., ''From Whirlwind to MITRE'', 2000, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts
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[[Category:Corporations]]
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[[Category:Research_and_development_labs]]

Latest revision as of 18:46, 14 January 2019

The MITRE Corporation was founded in 1958 in McLean, Virginia, U.S.A. as a not-for-profit organization to operate research and development centers sponsored by the federal government. MITRE also has offices in Bedford, Massachusetts, U.S.A. The company's initial focus was on the continental air defense project called the Semi-Automated Ground Environment (SAGE). SAGE relied on the first digital computers to link radar stations, weapons systems, and military decision makers in near real time.

SAGE became operational in 1963. It spawned numerous innovations in computing, software, information displays, communications, program management, and systems engineering. To name a few: the National Airspace System, Airborne Warning and Communications Systems (AWACS), Joint Tactical Information Distribution System (JTIDS), and Joint Surveillance Target Attack Radar System (Joint STARS).

In 1969, Robert Everett became MITRE's president.

Additional Reading

Redmond, Kent C., From Whirlwind to MITRE, 2000, MIT Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts