If you can spare the change...
I have an older one heres what I have.
Panasonic toughbook CF-27
Hot swapable cdrom and floppy
Built in modem and lan
serial, keyboad/mouse monitor ports.
Aluminium case, Shock mounted harddrive
wireless cell connection in laptop
For more security and desktop option I have
You pay more for the toughbooks. but they can handle anything you can throw at them.