EBN, Hailey Lynne McKeefry
In the military sector, counterfeit microelectronics components have the
potential to put lives in danger. With that in mind, the Department of
Defense (DoD) is trying to stop the problem at the source.
Circuits Assembly, Robert S. Metzger and Mark Northrup
Increasingly, both government and industry look to industry standards
and best practices to assist in supply chain security. From the
government standpoint, standards and practices can assist the US
government (Department of Defense) in its efforts to reduce the risk of
counterfeit electronic parts.
PC/104 and Small Form Factors, Sally Cole
life cycles of commercial components create many obsolescence headaches
for military electronic-system designers as they try to integrate these
high-performance devices into air, ground, sea platforms that must last
for decades, that have long system development cycles, and
time-consuming testing procedures.
C4ISRNET, Adam Stone
The issue of counterfeit parts in military equipment isn’t new – and it isn’t going away.
As far back as 2012 Senate Armed Services Committee investigation
found 1,800 incidents of counterfeit electronic parts in defense