Chinese military to replace Windows OS amid fears of US hacking

    Date28 May 2019
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    Posted ByBrittany Day

    Amidst an escalating trade war and political tensions with the US, Beijing officials have decided to develop a custom operating system that will replace the Windows OS on computers used by the Chinese military.

    The decision, while not made official through the government's normal press channels, was reported earlier this month by Canada-based military magazine Kanwa Asian Defense.

    Per the magazine, Chinese military officials won't be jumping ship from Windows to Linux but will develop a custom OS.

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