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Software information
DeveloperDassault Systemes
Stable releaseCADAM Drafting V5R19 SP1
Latest release dateOctober 29, 2008
Operating systemAIX, HP-UX, SGI-[IRIX], SunOS, Windows, MS-DOS

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: CADAM (Computer Augmented Design And Manufacturing) is a CAD related product that was developed by Lockheed. CADAM is/was software originally written for IBM mainframes and later ported to UNIX workstations. A variant of CADAM called Micro CADAM was also developed, which also ran on PCs under DOS.

CADAM History


* IBM agrees to sell CADAM to aerospace companies


* CADAM Release 18.3 Released.

Provided support for IBM mainframes running VM/CMS.


* CADAM INC is formed as a subsidiary of Lockheed Corp.


* CADAM, Inc v. Adage, Inc.

CADAM INC successfully sues Adage over the CADAM look-and-feel. One of the first look-and-feel court cases.


* CADAM INC and SDRC win massive GM C4 benchmark.

:CADAM agrees to port Professional CADAM to Sun, Apollo and HP


* CADAM INC is sold to IBM. CADAM INC an IBM Company is formed.


*Microcadam is formed.

**CADAM INC develops and enhances CADAM (mainframes) and Professional CADAM (workstations)

**Microcadam develops Micro CADAM

* Professional CADAM ported to IBM RS/6000. One of the first non-IBM applications for the workstation.


* Soules v. CADAM court case decision.[


* IBM sells CADAM INC to Dassault Systèmes. This entity is called "Dassault Systemes of America" (DSA)

**DSA maintains mainframe CADAM and Professional CADAM

* Altium is created.

**Altium supports Micro CADAM, P-CAD and IBM CAD


* An old version of Micro CADAM was made available via a free license for use on DOS PCs. Copies of this free version are still available on the internet.


*Microcadam becomes CSC/Microcadam


* Microcadam closes. Dassault Systèmes assumes support for Microcadam software


* Protel takes the name Altium [

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