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National Defense Magazine: Land Warrior Follows Simpler Path

Oct 27, 2003, 02:00 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Sandra I. Erwin)

[ Thanks to Rupert Fiennes for this link. ]

"The Army is drastically simplifying the makeup of its high-tech soldier ensemble, the Land Warrior, in an effort to make the system less prone to failures and easier to use...

"The LW SI will have a single processor. The previous LW had a dual processor, which frequently malfunctioned. Other changes include a more simplified data bus and a Linux-based operating system, as opposed to Windows. 'Evidence shows that Linux is more stable. We are moving in general to where the Army is going, to Linux-based OS,' said Gallop..."

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