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BAE Systems uses MontaVista Linux in gun systems

Jan 22, 2010, 00:04 (7 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Colin Holland)

"BAE Systems Bofors (Karlskoga, Sweden) has selected MontaVista Linux to power its latest naval and artillery gun systems.

"The use of a commercial quality embedded Linux is intended to provide for rapid development, combined with the long-term support required for military applications.

"According to MonatVista (Sanat Clara, Calif) when BAE began evaluating the development platform for its new artillery and naval gun systems, it looked at traditional RTOS products, as well as open source solutions like Linux."

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