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Submission + - Linux for Navy Drone Ground Stations (

garymortimer writes: "Raytheon will help the U.S. Navy transition to using Linux software at ground control stations for unmanned air vehicles, the Defense Department announced Wednesday.

The company’s intelligence and information systems unit won a $27,883,883 contract to implement the tactical control system software, used for directing vertical take-off UAVs."

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Linux for Navy Drone Ground Stations

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