Dell Woos US Army

Dell’s exploding laptops were enough to attract at least one buyer. The manufacturer has signed a contract to provide up to $5 billion worth of materials to the US Army. The new contract is an expansion on a 2001 contract worth $300 million.

Dell will provide the army with desktops, notebooks, displaysm printers and peripherals for three years, but the contract can be extended up to 10 years. Perhaps those batteries will seem a little less treacherous on the battlefield.

Dell wins desktop mobile computing contract from US Army [Forbes]