Deutschland 83 - Season 1, Episode 3, "Atlantic Lion" (2016)

An East German soldier infiltrates the West German military, posing as young soldier Moritz Stamm, and steals a top secret NATO floppy disk.

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Robotron A 5120

The East Germans attempt to read a disc containing a NATO report on a possible nuclear strike in their "state of the art" Robotron A 5120, but it has 8 inch floppy drives and the it's a 5.25 inch disc.

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IBM Portable Personal Computer

Overcoming a Comecon embargo, the East Germans get hold of an IBM Portable PC 5155 (which they call an IBM 567) to try to access a disc containing a NATO report on a possible nuclear strike, but find its contents are encrypted.

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The PC 5155 was released in 1984, this is set in 1983.

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