The Dooms Day Clock is 2 minutes to midnight and our military is still using floppy disks?

Am I the only one who is a bit concerned that the U.S. Military was handling the deadliest weapon on the planet on the same thing I used to play Oregon Trail 25 years ago?

Floppy disks have been outdated for over 20 years to the public but I guess our military has been still using it for one of our most important programs.

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According to Forbes, the U.S Military just retired the technology used with operation of the Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missiles. It turns out they have been running the same systems on a floppy disk from the 1970s. I'm not going to lie. When I first heard that our government was still using floppy disks to use one of the most devastating weapon on the planet I was a little concerned but apparently it has run for decades with little or no issues. The military was so confident in the system that they were reluctant to change.

I guess I assumed programming an ICBM would be run on a more elaborate or sophisticated tech.

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