In response, the BBC reports that Pentagon spokeswoman Valerie Henderson stated, "This system remains in use because, in short, it still works. However, to address obsolescence concerns, the floppy drives are scheduled to be replaced with secure digital devices by the end of 2017." In addition, the report mentions that the Department of Defense scheduled a "full system replacement" that's suppose to be completed by 2020.
Still though, this is long overdue.
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