US nuclear arsenal controlled by 1970s computers with 8in floppy disks

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2018 02 14 – Click to read full article

COST: the country is spending around $60bn (£40.8bn) to maintain museum-ready computers

RISK: many do not even know how to operate any more, as their creators retire

RISK: “Replacement parts for the system are difficult to find because they are now obsolete.”

COMPANY RESPONSE: instigating a full replacement of the ancient machines