MITRE Corporation is Founded to Manage Development and Production of SAGE

SAGE operator with a light gun

SAGE operator with a light gun from the MITRE Corporation website.

In 1958 MITRE Corporation was founded to manage the development and production of SAGE (Semi Automatic Ground Environment) "an automated control system for collecting, tracking and intercepting enemy bomber aircraft."

SAGE was used by NORAD into the 1980s.

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