[Chugalug] USS Zumwalt - Linux powered Missile Destroyer

Jonathan Calloway jonathancalloway at gmail.com
Sat Oct 19 00:09:23 UTC 2013


My brother is a P3/P8 pilot.  He talked at length once about the *nix based equipment on those things. I think he also said there's a lot of Java involved though.......



Jonathan Calloway

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> On Oct 18, 2013, at 5:28 PM, Stephen Kraus <ub3ratl4sf00 at gmail.com> wrote:
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> http://arstechnica.com/information-technology/2013/10/the-navys-newest-warship-is-powered-by-linux/
> 
> Over 6 million lines of code and multiple flavors of *nix.
> 
> A lot of of specialized military equipment runs linux of all flavors, including my airframe (E-8C). Its interesting being on my airframe because we have a little of every *nix and Windows.
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