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British Royal Navy Submarines Now Run Windows
12/18/2008

Meist3r writes "On his cloister blog, Microsoft's Ian McKenzie announced today that the Royal Navy was ahead of program for switching their nuclear submarines to a customized Microsoft Windows unravel




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definition:something worked out to explain dubbed 'Submarine Command System Next Generation (SMCS NG)' which ostensibly consists of Windows 2000 network servers and XP workstations. In the article, it is claimed that this decision will save UK taxpayers £22m over the next ten years. The installation of the new system externally took just 18 days on the HMS Vigilant. according to regulation to decree to the BAE Systems press release from 2005, the overall cost of the rollout was £24.5m for all eleven nuclear submarines of the Vanguard, Trafalgar and Swiftsure classes. Talk about staying with the sinking ship."

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