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In this text ''In 1953, IBM delivered its 701 Electronic Data Processing Machine, a large-scale computer for scientific and engineering applications, including national defense calculations.'' is the unusual phrase ''national defense calculations''. 
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It would appear the project's internal IBM name, ''Defense Calculator'', has become tangled with the machine's description.  See Bash, ... ''IBM's Early Computers'' p.135-164.  The tangle can be deleted without loss. The project's name (which is of historic interest - p.135) should be stated explicitly if desired.
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