ASCI Red is the world's most powerful day-to-day operational supercomputer.

There were three supercomputers in the original DOE sponsored research project¹: ASCI Red, ASCI Blue Mountain at Los Alamos National Laboratory and ASCI Blue Pacific at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. A fourth, ASCI Blue Horizon was created by IBM and is at the San Diego Supercomputer Center. IBM announced a fifth, ASCI White, on June 29, 2000.

1. The Department of Energy's Accelerated Strategic Computing Initiative.