The Military’s Biggest Tech Challenge? Smartphones.

The military, understandably, is obsessed with adding the newest technology, but to date, smartphones haven’t been added to the mix.  That’s been a big challenge and one the military is trying to tackle, according to Danger Room

“Every kid’s going down to whatever local store they want and they’re buying some smart device and saying, ‘Well, this is modern, and it lets me know where I am, where my friends are … it gives me all that capability, how come I can’t get that?'” acknowledges Brig. Gen. Peter Fuller, the officer in charge of outfitting soldiers with all their standard gear, who oversees Nett Warrior. “We’re trying to figure out: How do we move Nett Warrior from its current configuration?”

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