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.

#13 Re: Safety critical??

by roseman

Tuesday April 6th, 2004 12:01 PM

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if they were to use MS-IE, we would be firing missles at ourselves instead ! *ack* ...or the enemy would launch our own missles at us. *spit* the warhead would arm & the timer would start, but the launch mechanism would go blue screen of death. yeesh, i will take mozilla any day of the week.