“The U.S. Military is looking for a tablet, not necessarily iPad” said Lt. Col. Glen Roberts. According to another official announcement, the U.S. Army would have to buy “minimum 63 and maximum 18 000” iPad 2 tablets.
American pilots will use tablets rather cumbersome and complicated flight manuals. American Aviation Administration has already equipped Apple tablet crews of aircraft C-5 Galaxy and C-17 Globe master.
Source:[ t3.com ]