Israel's Defense Ministry Signs Deal for Military-grade Smartphones

Within the next few years, soldiers will be using secure smartphones, with encryption, navigation, temperature protection and much more.

Some time in the next few years, Israel’s soldiers will be using smartphones with the same features they’ve grown accustomed to in civilian life -- a touch screen, built-in camera and even an official Israel Defense Forces apps store. And it will keep on texting at 10 degrees below zero Celsius.