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In the Fight Against ISIS, Play Station Used in Home-Made Armored Car (Video)

A small band of fighters within the Free Syrian Army have used computer game technology to help weaponize their home-made armored car.

The armored car’s roof mounted .50 caliber machine-gun is controlled via a Play Station console.

This allows the gunner to sit safely within the vehicle while he operates the machine-gun.

Through using video cameras, the gunner can hit targets a mile away.

The fighters use the armored car to pick up their wounded and their Play Station operated machine-gun gives them further protection against Islamic State snipers. See the video above for more.

James Burke
What keeps the world ticking? James is always looking for the answer and the latest news from around the globe. When he's not behind his computer, he's basking in the Thailand sun, or dreaming of the southern hemisphere, where he grew up in rural Australia.

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