China Prepares for War with US …

The Navy Bought Fake Chinese Microchips That Could Have Disarmed U.S. Missiles

Robert Johnson | Jun. 27, 2011, 9:22 AM

Last year, the U.S. Navy bought 59,000 microchips for use in everything from missiles to transponders and all of them turned out to be counterfeits from China.

Wired reports the chips weren’t only low-quality fakes, they had been made with a “back-door” and could have been remotely shut down at any time.

If left undiscovered the result could have rendered useless U.S. missiles and killed the signal from aircraft that tells everyone whether it’s friend or foe.

Full Story: Business Insider

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2 Responses to China Prepares for War with US …

  1. admin says:

    Do you think that we can backcharge the costs of these chips against our Chinese debt?

    • Hans says:

      The base cost of the chips is inconsequential ….

      The claim should be for the fully burdened cost of consequential damages had the Trojan gone undiscovered.

      Have DOJ prosecute that !

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