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The Pentagon's Seek-and-Destroy Mission For Counterfeit Electronics


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DARPA's anti-counterfeiting microchips will be about 10 microns thick and no larger than 100 microns per sideroughly the size of Abraham Lincoln's head on the back of a penny.

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The Pentagon has known for years that a significant number of the replacement parts it buys for its missile guidance and satellite systems contain substandard counterfeit microchips.

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