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Military Grade, Fully-Rugged Notebook

Today’s armed forces rely on having the necessary equipment to remain mobile, connected and secure in the field. The General Dynamics Itronix GD8200 cost-effectively delivers mission critical tools to our users everywhere. It is designed to improve remote user productivity through:

  • Wireless features that keep you connected
  • Fully-rugged design that survives wherever work takes you
  • Compact and lightweight design that makes it easy to take with you
  • Intel® Core i7 processor for maximum performance
The GD8200 military grade, fully-rugged notebook improves productivity in the harshest environments.

Powerful. Lightweight. Connected.



GD8200 Fully-Rugged Notebook 

Tested for Extremes: With rugged certifications beyond MIL-STD-810G and IP65, the GD8200 offers the widest range of environmental certifications, including additional fluid, shock, and acidic atmosphere tests; 40% more testing assures reliability in even the harshest environments.

Designed for the outdoors:  Extensively tested, the GD8200 is the ideal platform to develop, display and transmit actionable information. It meets or exceeds all commercial and military standards for fully-rugged computing, and is equipped with superior sunlight viewing ability next generation DynaVue® II touchscreen display technology and a multi-touch touchpad that provides advanced functionality such as pinch to zoom.
High Performance: The GD8200 leverage the 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7-2655LE vPro™ mobile processor to maximize computational power, while optimizing weight, power consumption and performance in temperature extremes.
Personalized Solutions: With a broad selection of communications options, specialized solutions can be designed and built to customer specifications. Options include powerful integrated GPS, 4G LTE, and security technologies. With 25 years of experience, the General Dynamics Solutions Architects, craft integrated solutions to support your business/mission needs.
Maximum Security: Controlled access and security features allow data sharing with maximum security. Built with multiple security technologies such as anti-theft, user authentication, virtualization, and more; the GD8200 keeps data safe and protected. Custom branding options reduce the risk of theft and increase recovery efforts if lost, while delivering the added benefit of extending company brand and awareness.
Consistent Vehicle Mounting for Lower Total Cost of Ownership:
The GD8200 continues to maintain a platform footprint that is consistent with its fully-rugged notebook predecessors, allowing customers to upgrade their fully-rugged notebooks without replacing vehicle docks, and significantly lowering the total cost of ownership.


Durability Features
  • MIL-STD-810G certified (48” drop, shock, vibration, blowing rain, sand and dust, water pressure, drip exposure, altitude, freeze/thaw, high/low temperature, temperature shock, humidity, explosive atmosphere, salt fog, contamination by fluids, solar radiation, fungus, acoustic noise, acidic atmosphere, gunfire shock)
  • MIL-STD-461F certified
  • IP65 certified (IEC 60529)
  • Optional UL 1604 Class I, Division 2, Groups A, B, C, D
  • ASTM D4169-99 (Truck Transport)
  • SAE J1455 vehicle crash tested with certified vehicle dock
  • Full magnesium alloy case with integrated handle
  • Sealed ports with locking port covers
  • Shock-mounted flex-connect hard drive with quick release
  • Hard disk drive (HDD) heater
Operating System:
  • Windows® 7 Professional (32-bit/64-bit)
  • Windows® XP and Windows® Vista downgrade options (via custom image)
  • 2nd generation Intel® Core™ i7-2655LE vPro™ processor
  • 2.2GHz with Turbo Boost Technology 2.0 up to 2.9GHz
  • Intel® Smart Cache 4MB
  • Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology
Video Controller/Graphics:
  • Intel® QM67 video controller 
  • Intel® HD Graphics 3000
  • 2GB SDRAM (DDR3/1333MHz) expandable to 8GB1
  • 500GB/750GB hard disk drive (HDD) with heater
  • 500GB hybrid HDD with heater
  • 120GB/256GB solid state drive
  • Shock-mounted flex-connect
  • 13.3” 1024 x 768 XGA LED-backlit touchscreen LCD with new sunlight-viewable DynaVue® II technology
  • Exceeds MIL-STD-3009 outdoor contrast ratio

Wireline Communications:

  • 56K V.92 fax/modem
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet LAN
Wireless Communications:
  • WLAN
    • Intel® 6205 802.11 a/b/g/n
    • 802.11 b/g/n “high-power”
    • 2.4/5.0 GHz dual-band diversity antennas
  • WWAN2
    • 4G LTE
    • Common Radio Module Architecture (CRMA) Express with fully integrated, field replaceable WWAN radio modules
    • Integrated 700 - 2600 ultra-wideband antennas
  • Fully integrated GPS with high performance quadrifilar helix antenna
  • SiRFstarIII high sensitivity GPS software for increased acquisition and tracking


  • v2.1 + EDR class 1
  • Slide on/off switch


  • Intel® high-definition audio compliant
  • Integrated speakers and microphone
  • Keyboard volume and mute controls

Keyboard & Input:

  • Full-sized, 87-key sealed keyboard
  • Black keyboard, NiteVue™ glow-in-the-dark or backlit keyboard
  • Capacitive touchpad
  • Touchscreen LCD
  • Stylus with integrated holder

Expansion Slots:

  • PC card Type II
  • Optional Smart Card reader (FIPS 201) or ExpressCard/54

Media Bay:

  • Swappable media bay accepts Multi DVDRW/CD-RW or secondary battery

I/O Interface:

  • USB 3.0 (x1)
  • USB 2.0 (x2)
  • VGA (15-pin)
  • Serial (9-pin)
  • 10/100/1000 Ethernet (RJ-45)
  • 56K modem (RJ-11)
  • Headphones/speaker (mini-jack)
  • Microphone (mini-jack)
  • DC-in
  • Docking port
  • Dual external antenna connector (WWAN & WLAN or GPS)

Dimensions & Weight:

  • L x W x H: 11.5” x 12.0” x 2.36" (292 mm x 305 mm x 60 mm)
  • 7.5 lbs (3.4 kg)3

Power Supply:

  • EnergyStar and EPEAT certified
  • Main Li-Ion battery pack (7200mAh)
  • Optional media bay 2nd Li-Ion battery pack (3800mAh)
  • Approximately 8 hours of operation with main battery, 12 hours with secondary battery4
  • AC adapter (90W, 100-240V, 50/60Hz)
  • Power Saver for user selectable power management optimization
  • Hot swappable battery option


  • Password security: Pre-boot, Supervisor, User
  • Trusted Platform Module (TPM) security chip v1.2
  • Kensington cable lock slot
  • Stealth mode: To boot-up without sound/light emissions
  • Optional Intel® vPro technology
  • Optional Intel® Anti-Theft Technology
  • Optional fingerprint reader
  • Optional Smart Card reader (FIPS 201)
  • Optional Computrace® theft recovery and data protection agent in BIOS5
  • Optional custom branding label


  • Vehicle docking station (no pass-through)
  • Vehicle docking station (dual pass-through)
  • Office docking station
  • AC adapter and power cord (90W)
  • Vehicle adapter, 12V-24V (90W)
  • Battery packs
  • External battery chargers
  • Multi DVD-RW/CD-RW
  • Memory cards
  • Protective keyboard overlay
  • Protective display overlay
  • Shoulder strap and cases
  • Stylus


  • 3 year warranty
1 Notebooks configured with a 32-bit operating system can address about 3GB of system memory.
  Only notebooks configured with a 64-bit operating system can address 8GB or more of system memory.
2 For WWAN country specific support, please contact your local sales representative.
3 Weight varies by configuration.
4 Battery operation will vary by use and settings.
5 Requires software and activation to enable theft protection.

 The Ultimate in Embedded Wireless Connectivity

The GD8200 offers a complete set of embedded wireless technologies to provide mobile users with superior wireless connectivity and maximize productivity. Options include Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n, high power wireless LAN, Bluetooth®, dedicated GPS, and 4G and 3G mobile broadband technologies.
  • WLAN
    • Intel® 6205 802.11 a/b/g/n
    • 802.11 b/g/n “high-power”
    • 2.4/5.0 GHz dual-band diversity antennas
  • WWAN
    • 4G LTE
    • Common Radio Module Architecture (CRMA) Express with fully integrated, field replaceable WWAN radio modules
    • Integrated 700 - 2600 ultra-wideband antennas
  • GPS
    • Fully integrated GPS with high performance quadrifilar helix antenna
    • SiRFstarIII high sensitivity GPS software for increased acquisition and tracking
  • Bluetooth
    • v2.1 + EDR class 1
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  • Vehicle Cradle with or w/o RF Connectors Office Dock
  • Office Dock
  • AC Adapter & Cord (90W )
  • Vehicle Adapter - 12V - 24V (90W)
  • External battery chargers
  • Protective keyboard and display overlays
  • Choice shoulder strap and cases
  • Additional stylus available

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