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The mission-ready mobile solution

Built for the hyper-enabled operator, the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition is the mission-ready military smartphone tailored for deployment in tactical environments.

The mission-ready mobile solution

Built for the hyper-enabled operator, the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition is the mission-ready military smartphone tailored for deployment in tactical environments.

The military smartphone with defense-grade security

Resulting from years of experience creating tailored solutions for military and defense customers, the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition features a pre-configured software suite, powerful edge computing platform, and intuitive tactical UX to support cross-domain communications in degraded and highly contested environments. Certified for use in classified communications, the S9 Tactical Edition is protected by Samsung Knox defense-grade security and backed by Samsung Support Services making us a trusted partner for tactical communications in evolving operational environments.

Resulting from years of experience creating tailored solutions for military and defense customers, the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition features a pre-configured software suite, powerful edge computing platform, and intuitive tactical UX to support cross-domain communications in degraded and highly contested environments. Certified for use in classified communications, the S9 Tactical Edition is protected by Samsung Knox defense-grade security and backed by Samsung Support Services making us a trusted partner for tactical communications in evolving operational environments.

How the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition Is Transforming Mission Operations
Tactical teams and special operators face formidable challenges in increasingly distributed battlefields and areas of operation—including complex terrain, expansive distances between troops and loss of communication with Command. To address these unique issues, Samsung created the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition—a tailor-made solution customized to the specific needs of tactical forces.
How the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition Is Transforming Mission Operations
Tactical teams and special operators face formidable challenges in increasingly distributed battlefields and areas of operation—including complex terrain, expansive distances between troops and loss of communication with Command. To address these unique issues, Samsung created the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition—a tailor-made solution customized to the specific needs of tactical forces.

Tactical radio support from the jump-off

Tactical radio support from the jump-off

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition features a custom binary package with support for common tactical radio protocols and peripherals.

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Tactical radio support from the jump-off

Tactical radio support from the jump-off

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition features a custom binary package with support for common tactical radio protocols and peripherals.

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition features a custom binary package with support for common tactical radio protocols and peripherals.

Connect with what matters

Secure, dedicated connections to critical mission systems provides voice, video and data communication for persistent situational awareness.

Flexible to fit your tactical kit

Ruggedized case solutions, connectors and hubs accommodate a wide range of tactical kit configurations for multi-mission capabilities.

Supports private networks

The S9 Tactical Edition supports the use of private SIMs and networks, facilitating totally secure and private 4G LTE connectivity.

Connect with what matters

Secure, dedicated connections to critical mission systems provides voice, video and data communication for persistent situational awareness.

Flexible to fit your tactical kit

Ruggedized case solutions, connectors and hubs accommodate a wide range of tactical kit configurations for multi-mission capabilities.

Supports private networks

The S9 Tactical Edition supports the use of private SIMs and networks, facilitating totally secure and private 4G LTE connectivity.

Powerful edge computing, no matter where the mission takes you

Decentralized tactical computing
Capable of running multiple tactical applications at once, the powerful 10 nm 64-bit Octa-core processor brings tactical computing power to the edge.
Decentralized tactical computing
Capable of running multiple tactical applications at once, the powerful 10 nm 64-bit Octa-core processor brings tactical computing power to the edge.
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Get the full operational picture
Enhance situational awareness by integrating multiple data feeds into one centralized interface for a common operational picture that facilitates better decisions.
Get the full operational picture
Enhance situational awareness by integrating multiple data feeds into one centralized interface for a common operational picture that facilitates better decisions.
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Conserve energy for the fight ahead
Efficient mobile processor, long battery life and fast wireless charging deliver an End User Device (EUD) that reduces reliance and impact on external battery packs.
Conserve energy for the fight ahead
Efficient mobile processor, long battery life and fast wireless charging deliver an End User Device (EUD) that reduces reliance and impact on external battery packs.
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Purpose-built UX to keep the operator focused on the mission

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition is designed with features for rapid information consumption and enhanced control in diverse operating environments.

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition is designed with features for rapid information consumption and enhanced control in diverse operating environments.

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Tactical apps at the push of a button

Remapped Bixby button provides one-touch launch/hide of tactical applications including ATAK and KILSWITCH.

Leave the gloves on

Auto-touch sensitivity automatically adjusts operation for gloved hands.

Get a clear view of the mission

5.8-inch Quad HD+ curved Super AMOLED screen provides crystal clear visibility of data feeds, video, and tactical applications.

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STEALTH MODE

Never give away your position

APIs allow for the disabling of LTE and e-911, as well as muting all RF broadcasting for complete off-grid communications.

Never give away your position
APIs allow for the disabling of LTE and e-911, as well as muting all RF broadcasting for complete off-grid communications.
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NIGHT VISION MODE

See them before they see you

API enables Night Vision Mode with the ability to turn off/on LED and LCD backlight.

See them before they see you
API enables Night Vision Mode with the ability to turn off/on LED and LCD backlight.
Meets the highest standards
This military smartphone is enabled for use in classified communications. The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition is CSfC, CC MDF PP, DoD APL, STIG FIPS 140-2, IP68 certified.
Meets the highest standards
This military smartphone is enabled for use in classified communications. The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition is CSfC, CC MDF PP, DoD APL, STIG FIPS 140-2, IP68 certified.
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Secure and proven

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition is a secure, scalable, and operationally ready COTS solution built on our heritage of developing custom mobility solutions for demanding military, SOF and tactical customers.

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition is a secure, scalable, and operationally ready COTS solution built on our heritage of developing custom mobility solutions for demanding military, SOF and tactical customers.

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E-FOTA

Deploy it your way

This military phone is ready for on-premise or hosted deployment and management. A custom ROM can be deployed via the cloud or through an on-premise E-FOTA server.

Deploy it your way
This military phone is ready for on-premise or hosted deployment and management. A custom ROM can be deployed via the cloud or through an on-premise E-FOTA server.
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KNOX SECURITY

Defense-grade security

The Knox security platform provide agencies with a proven and trusted device for secure voice, video and data communications.

Defense-grade security
The Knox security platform provide agencies with a proven and trusted device for secure voice, video and data communications.
EMM partners
We work closely with top EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) providers in the government space to ensure easy integration into your existing or desired mobile infrastructure. 
EMM partners
We work closely with top EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) providers in the government space to ensure easy integration into your existing or desired mobile infrastructure.
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Deploy and conquer

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition combines proven hardware and custom binary that meets common requirements for tactical use to create an out-of-the box solution for classified communications.

The Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition combines proven hardware and custom binary that meets common requirements for tactical use to create an out-of-the box solution for classified communications.

Seamless integration with tactical kits
This military mobile phone works with proven ruggedized cases and connectivity solutions from Samsung partners.
Seamless integration with tactical kits
This military mobile phone works with proven ruggedized cases and connectivity solutions from Samsung partners.
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KÄGWERKS military grade phone case

KÄGWERKS Case 

KÄGWERKS developed a ruggedized tactical smartphone case for the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition to protect against the elements, dust and shock.

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Juggernaut.Cases

Juggernaut.Cases BUMPR and Board military grade phone cases for the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition protect your smartphones on the battlefield.

Black Diamond port hubs

Black Diamond Hubs

Black Diamond Apex 4-port and 2-port hubs are designed for operator connectivity on the most austere combat missions.

KÄGWERKS military grade phone case

KÄGWERKS Case 

KÄGWERKS developed a ruggedized tactical smartphone case for the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition to protect against the elements, dust and shock.

Juggernaut.Cases military grade cell phone cases

Juggernaut.Cases

Juggernaut.Cases BUMPR and Board military grade phone cases for the Galaxy S9 Tactical Edition protect your smartphones on the battlefield.

Black Diamond port hubs

Black Diamond Hubs

Black Diamond Apex 4-port and 2-port hubs are designed for operator connectivity on the most austere combat missions.

Glenair integrated STAR-PAN™ soldier data hub and power distribution system

Glenair

The Glenair integrated STAR-PAN™ soldier data hub and power distribution system enables soldiers to make the most of Personal Area Network (PAN) devices.

Harris Falcon® radios

Harris

Now in the field and trusted by over 700,000 soldiers worldwide, the Harris Falcon® family of radios delivers network-centric communications for superior command and control.

Wave Relay® Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) system

Persistent Systems

The global communications technology company that develops and manufactures a patented and secure Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®.

Glenair integrated STAR-PAN™ soldier data hub and power distribution system

Glenair

The Glenair integrated STAR-PAN™ soldier data hub and power distribution system enables soldiers to make the most of Personal Area Network (PAN) devices.

Harris Falcon® radios

Harris

Now in the field and trusted by over 700,000 soldiers worldwide, the Harris Falcon® family of radios delivers network-centric communications for superior command and control.

Wave Relay® Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) system

Persistent Systems

The global communications technology company that develops and manufactures a patented and secure Mobile Ad hoc Networking (MANET) system: Wave Relay®.

Revision Military protective soldier equipment

Revision Military

Revision Military develops and delivers purpose-built protective and enhanced soldier equipment for military, paramilitary and tactical forces.

SDSA government mobility solutions

Samsung SDS America

SDSA is a full mobility solutions and services provider for U.S. Government agencies.

Viasat global communications

Viasat

As a global communications company, Viasat powers millions of fast, resilient connections for military forces around the world.

Revision Military protective soldier equipment

Revision Military

Revision Military develops and delivers purpose-built protective and enhanced soldier equipment for military, paramilitary and tactical forces.

SDSA government mobility solutions

Samsung SDS America

SDSA is a full mobility solutions and services provider for U.S. Government agencies.

Viasat global communications

Viasat

As a global communications company, Viasat powers millions of fast, resilient connections for military forces around the world.

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