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Russia reveals its latest tank is controlled by a PLAYSTATION controller!

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On May 9th, the Kurganets-25 made its public debut as part of a parade commemorating the 70th anniversary of Russia’s victory in World War II.

The new Russian armoured vehicle platform uses a device similar to a Playstation controller, the manufacturer’s vice-president told Russian media.

The new Kurganets-25 infantry fighting vehicle uses a ‘console similar to a Sony Playstation gamepad,’ Tractor Plants vice-president Albert Bakov told state owned outlet Sputnik.

‘I spent two years on convincing the designers to make the console similar to a Sony Playstation gamepad, to make it easier for a young soldier to familiarize himself with it,’ Bakov said.

According to Bakov, the idea of left-right coordination, as well as the fact that the gamepad form has been perfected for decades made it a good choice.

Read more: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-3082276/War-games-Russia-reveals-latest-tank-controlled-PLAYSTATION-controller.html#ixzz3aDSMvfR6
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