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Sunday, June 10, 2012

U.S. Navy to install Linux on VTOL drones

Northrop Grumman MQ-8B Fire ScoutThe U.S. Navy will begin installing the Linux operating system on its vertical take-off (VTOL) drones.

For now, the military branch only has one VTOL drone, but will eventually have 168.

The new deal is with military contractor Raytheon, worth $28 million, and will cover a "Linux transition on the tactical control system software for vertical take-off (VTOL) unmanned air vehicle ground control stations."

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1 comment:

  1. Could the linux opeprating system be modified to function for national health care operating system. Nsa and navy aids to shadow the government phoenix rising situation.


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