Overview
Rugged computers are used in all branches of the military and for good reason. Rugged computers are able to withstand the intense heat and sand of the desert and can survive the bumps and jolts of an armored vehicle or naval vessel. Rugged computers have been tested according to military standards (MIL-STD 810F) and have daylight-viewable displays for in-field use.
Top Features
  • Sunlight-viewable display
  • Protection against intense heat and sand
  • Protection against bumps and jolts
  • Military standards approved (MIL-STD 810F)

Best Rugged Computers for Military & Homeland Security

  1. Panasonic Toughbook 19

    Panasonic Toughbook 19

    The unique Panasonic Toughbook 19 fully rugged PC by Panasonic is a convertible-style computer that can be used as either a rugged notebook or as a rugged tablet. The Toughbook 19 is the perfect solution for someone that needs the functionality of both. With the release of a button the Toughbook 19 screen swivels to fold flat and converts from a laptop to a tablet.

    Standard Configuration
    Processor: Intel Core i5-3610UME, 2.70GHz

    Memory: 4GB RAM
    Hard Drive: 500GB 7200rpm hard drive (shock-mounted flex-connect with quick-release)
    Display: 10.1 XGA Sunlight-viewable touchscreen
    Communication: 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
    Wireless: Intel WiFi a/b/g/n, Bluetooth, Dual Pass (Upper: WWAN / Lower: WLAN)
    Optical Drive: not included
    Battery: Li-Ion Battery Pack, 9-10 hour battery life
    Operating System: Windows 7 Professional 
    Warranty: 3-year limited warranty, parts and labor
    Rugged Rating: Mil-STD-810G, MIL-STD-461F, and IP65-compliant 

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    Regular Price $3,629.00 Special Price $3,249.00
  2. Panasonic Toughbook 31

    Panasonic Toughbook 31

    The Panasonic Toughbook® 31, also referred to as the CF-31, is a reliable ultra-rugged laptop offering the highest performance in its class along with the world's most durable design. With unrivaled ruggedness, drop shock protection (can sustain a drop from up to six feet) and certification exceeding MIL-STD-810G, the Toughbook 31 is an undeniable leader in the fully rugged laptop computer category. Its Intel® Core™ i5 processor combined with available discrete graphics deliver desktop-class performance and greatly enhanced video and graphics

    Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows 10 Professional
    Processor: Intel Core i5-5300U vPro 2.3GHz
    Storage: 500GB 7200rpm shock-mounted flex-connect hard drive with quick-release
    Memory: 4GB SDRAM (DDR3-1600MHz) standard
    Display: 13.1" XGA touchscreen
    Wireless: Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC7265 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth v4.0 + EDR (Class 1), dual pass-through antenna (user-selectable)
    Keyboard: Emissive backlit
    Battery: Lithium ion, battery op: 18hrs
    Warranty: 3-year limited warranty, parts and labor
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G and IP65

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    Regular Price $4,099.00 Special Price $3,799.00
  3. Getac X500

    Getac X500

    The Getac X500 fully rugged notebook joins extreme durability, ultra fast speed, and expandability to create the ultimate mobile computing solution for military and field operations. The Getac X500 is military-certified for operation in the most extreme conditions. It is MIL-STD-810G certified for ruggedness and shock protection, and its IP65 rating protects the unit from water and dust. 

    Standard Configuration
    Model: Basic
    Operating System: Windows 10 Professional 
    Processor: Intel Core i5-4310M 2.7GHz
    Memory: 8GB DDR3 RAM
    Hard Drive: 500GB hard drive
    Display: 15.6" Full HD (1920 x 1080) 800NITs LED QuadraClear sunlight readable LCD
    Communication: 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
    Wireless: WLAN 802.11ac and Bluetooth
    Optical Drive: Super Multi DVD
    Battery: Lithium-Ion Smart battery (8700mAh)
    Other Included: Fingerprint reader, backlight keyboard, SmartCard reader, Express Card reader, PCMCIA*1
    Warranty: 5-year bumper-to-bumper warranty - Protects all major system components and even covers accidental damage!
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G, IP65 

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    Regular Price $4,930.00 Special Price $4,249.00
  4. Xplore XSLATE B10

    Xplore XSLATE B10

    The Xplore XSLATE B10 rugged tablet's core construction features a lightweight magnesium alloy mid-frame in an ultra-portable form factor for the greatest rugged reliability. Featuring MIL-STD-810G and IP65 ratings, the XSLATE B10 is engineered to protect critical data under the most demanding conditions such as multiple 5' drops, heavy rain, blowing sand and dust, continuous vibration, temperature extremes, and more.

    Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows 7 Professional, 64-Bit
    Processor: Intel Core i5-5350U Processor 1.8 GHz (2.9 GHz Turbo) with vPro Technology
    Memory: 8GB DDR3L RAM
    Storage: 128GB solid state drive
    Display: 10.1" WXGA (1366 x 768) Rugged IPS LED Backlit Display
    Communications: 802.11ac WLAN, Bluetooth, LAN: 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet (RJ-45) GPS: Integrated, 2.5m accurate satellite
    Camera: Integrated Rear 8 Megapixel Camera with Flash, Integrated Front 1080P Full-HD Webcam
    Battery: Up to 8 Hour Battery Life (5300mAhr, 39.2Whr, Single Battery)
    Warranty: 3-Year Warranty

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    $2,849.00
  5. Xplore XC6 Dual-Mode Sunlight Readable (DMSR)

    Xplore XC6 Dual-Mode Sunlight Readable (DMSR)

    The Xplore XC6 DMSR (Dual-Mode Sunlight-Readable) fully rugged tablet stands up to real world conditions such as 4' operating drops to concrete, heavy rain, blowing sand and dust, continuous vibration, temperature extremes, and more. Rugged design innovations combined with independent MIL-STD testing instill confidence that the XC6 will protect critical data and deliver in the most demanding situations.

     Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows 8.1 64-bit
    Processor: Intel Core I5-4300U 1.9GHz (2.9GHz Turbo Boost)
    Memory: 4GB DDR3L RAM
    Hard Drive: 128GB Solid State Drive
    Display: 10.4" XGA (1024 x 768) rugged LED backlit, 1300nit sunlight viewable resistive touch display with Dual-Mode Technology
    Communication: 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
    Cameras: Integrated Barcode Capable 5 Megapixel Camera (Rear); Integrated HD Camera (Front)
    Wireless: Intel 7260 (802.11ac) WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0
    Battery: Extended Life 10-Cell Li-Ion Battery (81.4WHr)
    Warranty: 3-Year Warranty
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G, IP67
    Additional: UL And EN60950-1 2nd Ed, ATEX Zone 2/Category

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    $4,649.00
  6. Xplore XC6 M2

    Xplore XC6 M2

    The XC6 M2 Military rugged tablet has been specially engineered and and independently tested for frontline personnel. The XC6 M2 protects critical data and ensures system uptime in the harshest military environments. A built-in CAC reader complies with all military security measures, supports standard ISO 7816 smart cards, and helps ensure proper data access to critical information appropriate to the user’s security clearance.

    Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows 8.1 Professional 64-bit
    Processor: Intel Core I5-4300U 1.9GHz (2.9GHz Turbo Boost)
    Memory: 4GB DDR3L RAM
    Hard Drive: High Performance 240GB Solid State Drive
    Display: 10.4" XGA LED IPS Display (1024 x 768) with Dual-Mode Auto-Sensing 10 Finger Touch & Active Pen Input
    Communication: 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
    Cameras: Integrated Barcode Capable 5 Megapixel Camera (Rear); Integrated HD Camera (Front)
    Wireless: Intel 7260 (802.11ac) WLAN, Bluetooth 4.0
    Battery: Extended Life 10-Cell Li-Ion Battery (81.4WHr)
    Warranty: 3-Year Warranty
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G-810G, MIL-STD-461F, and IP67 Tested
    Additional: UL And EN60950-1 2nd Ed, ATEX Zone 2/Category

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    $7,349.00
  7. Durabook R8300

    Durabook R8300

    The Durabook R8300 fully rugged notebook is small and lightweight. It is designed for the toughest users and tested to military extremes, including temperature extremes, humidity, vibration, dust, drops, and spills. It is an ideal rugged notebook for military personnel, first responders, and field service technicians in industries such as utilities, telecommunications, and cable.

    Standard Configuration
    Processor: Intel Core i5-6200U 2.3GHz
    Memory: 8GB DDR4
    Hard Drive: 500GB HDD
    Display: 13.3" XGA LED-backlit, outdoor-viewable display with touchscreen
    Wireless: 802.11ac/a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2
    Optical Drive: Super Multi DVD/RW
    Battery: 9 cell Lithium Ion 7800mAH
    Operating System: Microsoft Windows 10 (64-bit)
    Other: Fingerprint Reader, Smart Card Reader, PCMCIA Slot, TPM Security, 2 Lan(RJ45), VGA Port
    Warranty: 3 year warranty
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G, IP65

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    Regular Price $3,199.00 Special Price $2,999.00
  8. Trimble Yuma 2

    Trimble Yuma 2

    The Trimble® Yuma® 2 rugged tablet computer is designed for ease of use and high performance mobility with everything users expect from a tablet computer — along with the confidence that it will perform flawlessly, no matter where the workplace may be. 

    Standard Configuration
    Processor: Intel Atom N2600 dual-core 1.6GHz
    Memory: 4GB DDR3 DRAM
    Hard Drive: 64GB Solid State Hard Drive
    Display: 7" widescreen 1024x600 WSVGA sunlight readable
    Wireless: Bluetooth 4.0, Wi-Fi b/g/n, GPS receiver
    Battery: Dual hot-swappable Lithium-ion batteries, 7.5 V, 3000 mAh, 22 Wh
    Operating System: Windows 7 Professional
    Other: Accelerometer, electronic compass, 5MP camera
    Warranty: 12-month standard warranty
    Rugged Rating: IP65, MIL-STD-810G
    Color: Yellow

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    Regular Price $2,995.00 Special Price $2,849.00
  9. Xplore XSLATE R12

    Xplore XSLATE R12

    The Xplore XSLATE R12 is a sleek and lightweight rugged tablet PC with innovative accessories that are made for incomparable efficiency and unbeatable productivity in public safety, construction, and field service. Equipped with Intel® Core™ i5 or i7 processors, 128GB to 512GB solid state drives, and optimized for mobility, the R12 is also ideal for a desktop replacement.

    Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows 10 Professional, 64-Bit
    Processor: Intel Core i5-6200U, 2.3GHz with turbo frequency to 2.8 GHz, 3MB SmartCache, 2 cores (4 threads)
    Memory: 8GB DDR4 2133 MHz SDRAM memory
    Storage: 128GB solid state drive
    Display: 12.5"  (1920 x 1080) Full HD, 800Nit, with View Anywhere Technology
    Communications: Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8260 Wi-Fi plus  Bluetooth® 4.2
    Camera: 8.0 Megapixel camera (rear-facing), 2.0 Megapixel camera (front-facing)
    Battery: Up to 9 Hour Battery Life - Hot swappable Lithium Ion Standard battery with  45WHr capacity
    Warranty: 3-Year Warranty

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    $2,649.00
  10. Getac MX50

    Getac MX50

    The Getac MX50 wearable tablet computer was designed specifically to address the mobile computing challenges faced in tactical operations and true field computing. The MX50 is Getac’s the first wearable product to target specific defense sector requirements. With a sunlight-readable 5.7" display, Intel® Atom X5 processor, and compact, chest-mounted design, the Getac MX50 has the perfect size, weight and power.  

    Standard Configuration
    Model: Basic
    Processor: Intel Atom x5-Z8350, 1.44GHz, burst up to 1.92 GHz, 2MB Cache
    Memory: 2GB LPDDR3
    Storage: eMMC 64GB 
    Display:5.7" IPS TFT LCD HD (1280 x 720), 480 nits LumiBond display with sunlight readable technology, Glove-friendly capacitive touchscreen      
    Communication: Wi-Fi 802.11n a/b/g/n, Bluetooth (v4.0), Dedicated GPS 
    Battery: Li-Ion battery (3.7V, 4200mAh)
    Optical Drive: Not Included
    Operating System: Android 5.1
    Warranty: 3-Year Warranty
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G, IP67

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    Regular Price $1,299.00 Special Price $1,199.00
  11. Panasonic Toughbook 33

    Panasonic Toughbook 33

    The Panasonic Toughbook 33 delivers a new level of unmatched flexibility for mobile business computing as one of the first fully rugged two-in-one mobile computers. The Toughbook 33 is a lightweight detachable notebook with an extensive variety of integrated options such as fingerprint, barcode, insertable and contactless SmartCard CAC readers, serial port, as well as a choice of two keyboards. The Panasonic Toughbook 33 can be tailored to meet the unique requirements of a diverse customer base.

    Standard Configuration
    Operating System: Windows 10 Professional
    Processor:  Intel® Core™ i5-7300U vPro™ processor – 3MB cache, 2.6GHz up to 3.5GHz with Intel® Turbo Boost
    Storage: 256GB solid state drive with heater
    Memory: 8GB RAM
    Display: 12.0" 3:2 QHD 2160 x 1440 10-point capacitive gloved multi-touch + digitizer
    Wireless: Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/acBluetooth® v4.1 (Class 1) + EDR, Dual high-gain antenna pass-through
    Keyboard: Emissive backlit
    Battery: Hot-swappable twin Li-Ion battery packs – Standard lightweight batteries: 11.1V, 1990mAh (each battery)
    Warranty: 3-year limited warranty, parts and labor
    Rugged Rating: MIL-STD-810G and IP65 

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    Regular Price $3,499.00 Special Price $3,349.00