"Burroughs D825 Data Processing System receives a final check-out by the corporation's Defense, Space and Special Systems Group, Paoli, PA, prior to delivery to the U.S. Air Force at North Turo, Mass., for use in the Back-Up Interceptor (BUIC) System. The equipment is the first of the systems to be used to provide continental defense if the existing SAGE (Semi Automatic Ground Environment) air defense system should become inoperative."
BUIC installation showing processing units, card sorter/reader, printer, and tape drives. Three men in suits are checking out various parts of the system.
8 x 10 inches
Photographic positive print
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Burroughs Corporation Paoli (PA) United States Air Force SAGE Air Defense System Electronic data processing. Backup interceptor control