Image Gallery: Government's 10 Most Powerful Supercomputers
The United States government owns many of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, including six of the top ten. These supercomputers are being used for everything from climate modeling to building spaceships to basic science research.
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The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Engineer Research and Development Center's Diamond is the 12th most powerful government supercomputer and 24th on the Top500. Its used for unclassified Department of Defense science and engineering research, development, test and evaluation, in large part for modeling and testing models of engineering projects.