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Free Syrian Army homemade tank uses game controller in fight against ISIS

Desperate for weapons in their fight against the Syrian government and Islamic State enemies, the Free Syrian Army have constructed a DIY tank that uses a game controller to aim its main machine-gun. This short video documentary from Vocativ shows how the Aleppo-based militias created the tank out of a pickup truck and scrap metal, making use of game technology to aim and fire weapons.

Correction: A previous version of this story misidentified the game controller as a PlayStation controller.

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