US Navy Catamaran Uses Mozilla as Part of its Command and Control System

Monday April 5th, 2004

Computerworld is reporting that the US Navy's HSV 2 Swift catamaran uses Mozilla technology. The Swift, described as the most technologically advanced vessel produced to date, uses Mozilla as the user interface layer of its COMBATSS command and control system. Thanks to Jesse and Lee Marzke for the news.

#10 Safety critical??

by max_spicer

Tuesday April 6th, 2004 10:27 AM

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Hmm, I'm not sure I'd like to rely on Mozilla for anything to do with missiles. Don't get me wrong, I'm a big fan and advocate of Mozilla, but we're not exactly talking real-time systems here, are we! You'd kind of hope that they'd be using somewhat more robust stuff than an off the shelf web browser!