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US military uses 8-inch floppy disks to coordinate nuclear force operations [message #1499] Thu, 26 May 2016 13:29
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Maybe they use the '80s flick "War Games" as a training film, too.

The U.S. Defense Department is still using -- after several decades -- 8-inch floppy disks in a computer system that coordinates the operational functions of the nation's nuclear forces, a jaw-dropping new report reveals.

http://www.cnbc.com/2016/05/25/us-military-uses-8-inch-flopp y-disks-to-coordinate-nuclear-force-operations.html

http://fm.cnbc.com/applications/cnbc.com/resources/img/editorial/2016/05/25/103665653-atomicdisk.530x298.jpg?v=1464197163
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