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Cray announced today that the company has been awarded a $13 million contract from the PTC Center for High Performance Computing at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden. The Seattle-based supercomputer company will be charged with providing a next-generation Cray XC supercomputer system to the institute, which will power a number of scientific simulations across a variety of fields including fluid dynamics, climate modeling and plasma physics. Cray said that it expects to install the system this year.

The supercomputer provided through the contract is one of many next-generation XCs Cray is on the hook to provide to its clients, including units that will be placed at the Korea Meteorological Association and the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center in California.

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