Reply to post: Too bad it took a collision

I could throttle you right about now: US Navy to ditch touchscreens after kit blamed for collision

Pascal Monett Silver badge

Too bad it took a collision

Frankly I am appalled that the Navy got a touchscreen-based steering function installed. You'd think they, of all people, would want to ensure that they could control their ships in all conditions, even if the windows broke in a heavy storm, for example. But no, they went ahead and created something touchpad-based for a crucial function of the vessel and got bit in the ass for it.

Well, at least that's one mistake they'll not make again for long while.

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