Military Adopts iPhone: Apps Turn Phone Into Weapon For War

03/18/2010 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

But now one of America's biggest military contractors is taking the concept to extremes, by building a series of apps for use on the battlefield.

At a conference in Arizona on Wednesday, US defence company Raytheon announced its plans to launch a new range of military-oriented programs that can turn the popular touchscreen mobile phone into a tool for use in war zones such as Iraq and Afghanistan.


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