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LinuxDevices: Linux Helps RTOS Vendor Win Major Defense Contract

Apr 15, 2005, 08:30 (1 Talkback[s])

[ Thanks to Jason Greenwood for this link. ]

"LynuxWorks expects to double revenue and increase staffing 30 percent within a year, thanks to an enormous US defense project. The company says its LynxOS-178 operating system was chosen for the Future Combat Systems (FCS) Integrated Computer System (ICS), largely due to Linux binary compatibility.

"The US Army describes FCS as 'a joint (across all the military services) networked (connected via advanced communications) system of systems (one large system made up of 18 individual systems, the network, and most importantly, the Soldier)...'"

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