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eBCVG: Linux is being designed into future defense systems

Jul 30, 2004, 13:33 (10 Talkback[s])

Linux is being designed into future U.S. defense system, including the Army's Future Combat System (FCS), the Land Warrior, and the Global Information Grid, which will connect all future military systems into a single network. This spread of Linux into defense systems is cause for serious concern. Linux security is inadequate for defense use. If the systems now under development are deployed with Linux, U.S. national security will be at risk.

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