Luton Analogue Computing Engine

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The Luton Analogue Computing Engine (LACE) was a code name for a military general purpose analogue computer, predominantly used for missile simulation.[1] It was developed in 1946 by English Electric's Guided Missile Division in Luton, UK.[1] Upon the closure of the Luton factory in 1962, LACE was transferred to the British Aircraft Corporation (BAC) Guided Weapons Division in Stevenage.[1]


  1. ^ a b c BAE Systems - UPDATE, May 2014