The amalgamation of consoles, nicknamed the "Condor Cluster," will be used to "process high-resolution satellite images and boost surveillance capabilities" according to The Air Force Times.
It will allow scientists to monitor a 15.5-mile area in real time.
The "Condor Cluster" is energy efficient and at $US2 million, has a price tag well below that of traditional computing equipment.
The "Condor Cluster" can achieve about 1.5 GigaFLOPS - floating point operations per second, the unit by which supercomputing power is measured - per watt of computing power, about fifteen times more powerful than a typical supercomputer.
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