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DARPA doubles down on anti-counterfeiting program

The Pentagon’s research arm has awarded two more contracts to support its quest to prevent counterfeit parts from entering the IT supply chain.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency this week gave contracts of $12.3 million to Northrop Grumman Systems and $6.8 million to SRI International under its Supply Chain Hardware Integrity for Electronics Defense, or SHIELD, program.

Those come on the heels of DARPA’s award earlier this month of a $4.1 million contract to Charles Stark Draper Laboratory of Cambridge, Mass., for the same program.

Continue reading at http://defensesystems.com/articles/2015/01/15/darpa-shield-anti-counterfeit-two-contracts.aspx?s=ds_210115.