Although... perhaps any parts suppliers who would have sold to the
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military, might now sell out any remaining stock at a lower price.
The 8" floppy drives embedded in that equipment must be thoroughly destroyed. After, they retain so must data on the read/write heads.
From: email@example.com <firstname.lastname@example.org> On Behalf Of BE Arnold
Sent: Monday, October 28, 2019 8:49 AM
Subject: Re: [ahcs] US Nuclear aresenal no longer uses 8" floppy disks
All my money is on Nah.
All of the media will be burned in classified incinerators, and the hardware will
be crushed and then maybe melted.
Keith thatâ€™s mean getting peopleâ€™s hopes up when you know exactly whatâ€™s
going to happen! ;)
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On Oct 27, 2019, at 10:09 PM, Sam Lysinger <sam.lysinger@...>wrote:
ï»¿Somehow, i don't think those drives are going to be up for GSA auction...
On 10/27/19, Keith Watson <ahcs@...> wrote:
Does this mean we might see some 8" floppy drives on the used
On 10/25/2019 17:01, Sam Lysinger wrote:
Now they use secure solid state storage. PCMCIA storage... any bets?