Inside the Ring: Chinese Supercomputers Threaten U.S. Security

A picture taken on April 12, 2016 shows part of the Atos designed supercomputer
A picture taken on April 12, 2016 shows part of the Atos designed supercomputer / Getty Images

China is eclipsing the United States in developing high-speed supercomputers used to build advanced weapons, and the loss of American leadership in the field poses a threat to U.S. national security.

That’s the conclusion of a recent joint National Security Agency-Energy Department study, based on an assessment of China’s new supercomputer called the TaihuLight.

"National security requires the best computing available, and loss of leadership in [high-performance computing] will severely compromise our national security," the report warns.

Read the entire article at the Washington Times.