The Luton Analogue Computing Engine (LACE) was a code name for a military general purpose analogue computer, predominantly used for missile simulation. It was developed in 1953-1956 by English Electric's Guided Missile Division in Luton, UK. Upon the closure of the Luton factory in 1962, LACE was transferred to the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) Guided Weapons Division in Stevenage.
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- ↑ Small, James S. (2013-06-17) (in en). The Analogue Alternative: The Electronic Analogue Computer in Britain and the USA, 1930-1975. Routledge. pp. 187. ISBN 9781134699025. https://books.google.com/books?id=71ayYLt_1MkC&lpg=PA187&dq=%22Luton%20Analogue%20Computing%20Engine%22&pg=PA187#v=onepage&q=%22Luton%20Analogue%20Computing%20Engine%22&f=false.
- ↑ Woods, Mark. "Celebrating the Pioneering Years of British Computer Manufacturing". https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/celebrating-pioneering-years-british-computer-mark-woods-1/. Retrieved 9 November 2018.
- ↑ LACE – A Disappearing Act, Newsletter for all BAE Systems Pensioners, May 2014 (PDF), page 9.
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