Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Lockheed Martin Selects Concurrent's RedHawk Linux

Filed under
Linux

Concurrent, a leading provider of time-critical Linux operating systems for mission-critical applications, today announced that Lockheed Martin has selected Concurrent's RedHawk Linux operating system and NightStar development tools for the Navy's Cruiser Modernization COTS Refresh 2 program.

The modernization program will leverage the Aegis Open Architecture (AOA) computer programs to refresh the Aegis Weapon Systems on seven Aegis-equipped cruisers. AOA transitions key functional areas of the Aegis Weapon System to a component-based architecture. With AOA, the modernization program will enhance performance, reduce the cost of the Aegis Weapon System and extend the service life. Concurrent has been selected as an annual supplier to the Aegis program and this selection is a multimillion dollar opportunity for Concurrent.

Full Press Release.

More in Tux Machines

German Greens want increased support for open source

The Greens in the German parliament want the government to shore up support for open source, but are not sure how. The politicians are working with the Free Software Foundation Europe, to figure out the most convincing arguments and how to increase pressure on the federal government. Read more

Windows Users Download Ubuntu 30,000 Times a Day and Other Cool Facts

Ubuntu is the most used Linux desktop operating system, but that might not be all that transparent, so we would also like to present some interesting figures, like the number of Windows users that download Ubuntu every day. Read more

Mozilla Firefox 37.0.2 Out Now, Fixes Incorrect Rendering of Google Maps

Mozilla pushed today the second maintenance release of its stable Firefox 37.0 web browser to Linux, Windows, and Mac OS X users worldwide, available for download right now via the application’s built-in updater. Read more