Stealth Destroyer USS Zumwalt

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Warship That Runs on Linux

The Zumwalt, for example, has a staggering 53,760 cubic feet of onboard computer servers, running everything from the steering to the electricity, all powered by the Linux operating system.

Check this for full information and a great 360' presentation,

http://www.verizoninternet.com/bookmark/uss-zumwalt/

What I want to know is, what is the saluting sailor doing inside the ship ?

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Meanwhile over in the UK,

Britain's Doomsday Nuke Subs Still Run Windows XP

The fate of the country's nukes is in the hands of an obsolete operating system.


The submarines were commissioned in the 1990s. According to The Guardian, Windows XP was installed because it was "cheaper than alternatives." The software is even branded as "Windows for Submarines." A joke? We're not sure.


The U.S. Navy also still runs Windows XP, but it is paying for extra security and updates while it transitions to more modern operating systems. A $9 million dollar tech support deal it cut with Microsoft is good until July 2016, with an option to extend for another year for $31 million. The Guardian article makes no mention of the Royal Navy cutting a similar deal, the UK's Ministry of Defence only insisting the submarines are "safe and secure."

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" Sir Michael told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "It's not the system itself, of course, that's vulnerable, it's the security that surrounds it.

"I want to reassure you about Queen Elizabeth, the security around its computer system is properly protected and we don't have any vulnerability on that particular score."

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" Sir Michael told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "It's not the system itself, of course, that's vulnerable, it's the security that surrounds it.

"I want to reassure you about Queen Elizabeth, the security around its computer system is properly protected and we don't have any vulnerability on that particular score."

LINKY

Yeah so the gov spokesperson is telling us that the new ship will be secure an you trust his judgement :eek:
This is 2017 and the gov can not even run a secure e-mail service for parliament,

His comments came after hackers mounted a "determined attack" on the UK Parliament last Friday.

Up to 90 email accounts were compromised, although government sources said the attack was later contained.
:rolleyes:

With the amount of loot , your tax payers loot, the gov has spent on GCHQ no hacker should be able to breach the gov's security let alone compromise 90 e-mail accounts. :cool:
 
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" Sir Michael told BBC Radio 4's Today programme: "It's not the system itself, of course, that's vulnerable, it's the security that surrounds it.

"I want to reassure you about Queen Elizabeth, the security around its computer system is properly protected and we don't have any vulnerability on that particular score."

LINKY
Ha Ha Ha they said that about the NHS servers:eek::eek::eek:
 

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