|Category:||Head-Up Display [HUD]|
|Object Name:||A-7 HUD EU Core Plane Module|
|Year of Manufacture:||1970|
|Location:||Rack RAA03 [Main Store]|
Core Plane 6723-00636
Ser No EA 503/69
Serial No 23484
Not To Be Delivered
The toroidal cores of this type of memory can be seen on the wires in this module's front image. An explanation of its operation can be found in this Wikipedia core store article.
Core memory is non-volatile storage—it can retain its contents indefinitely without power. It is also relatively unaffected by EMP and radiation. These were important advantages for fighter aircraft.