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Saturday, February 07, 2015

Linux used to build US Navy’s most powerful destroyer yet

Zumwalt (DDG 1000) class DDGLinux kernel (OS) powered DDG-1000 Zumwalt Class Destroyer built by US Navy.

Now what is linux, it is just an Operating System which is used worldwide. Linux for a common man would mean something used in different devices basically for research purposes in NASA, in particle accelerators, also used by Scientists for their studies eg Antartic.

Linux is also a vital tool in automobile industry as in car manufacture and also being used by Engineers to build humanoid robots, by security researcher or hackers. Linux is preferred due to its basic properties of being flexible, reliable system and safe. US Navy is now using the Linux Kernel to built their most powerful DDG-1000 Zumawat Class Destroyer.

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