Crew remotely lands jet on carrier using ATARI joystick

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(Worthy News) - In a crowning achievement for veteran gamers and tech nerds everywhere, Navy crew members remotely landed a 40,000-pound jet on the flight deck of an aircraft carrier using an ATARI joystick — no, not that kind, but close.

The ATARI, or aircraft terminal approach remote inceptor, was successfully demonstrated for the first time ever last week aboard the carrier Abraham Lincoln when crew members used the video game-like system to control an F/A-18 during a touch-and-go, a Navy release said. [ Source: Navy Times (Read More...) ]

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1 thought on “Crew remotely lands jet on carrier using ATARI joystick”

  1. How about a story of how the CIA and Pentagon used the game industry to train children using video games to be murdering drone pilots.
    I wonder how the conscience of these children will be detrimentally affected in their life after they leave the military.

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