LinuxDevices: Linux Helps RTOS Vendor Win Major Defense Contract
Apr 15, 2005, 08:30 (1 Talkback[s])
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"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)...'"