Can you identify this piece of technology

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Can you identify this piece of technology

Good history piece!
What's being loaded into this plane?


It's a hard disk in 1956....
HDD with 5MB storage in 1956 - In September 1956 IBM launched the 305 RAMAC, the first computer with a hard disk drive (HDD). The HDD weighed over a ton and stored 5MB of data.
Start appreciating your 1 GB memory stick!

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I was going to guess a laptop....used to work on these monsters- then again it was not a monster back then. Carying all the cards and punch tape was a real challenge.

I was going to say Supercomputer.....
Not long before the 100,000 GB chip appears :)

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