Death by iPad: The Marines took a "baby step" towards making Apple (AAPL +1.6%) a defense...

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Death by iPad: The Marines took a "baby step" towards making Apple (AAPL +1.6%) a defense contractor by ordering $20K worth of iPads to use in aerial warfare in Afghanistan. Communications, maps and identifying hostiles are just a few of the military apps envisioned by developers.