Northrop to help identify counterfeit electronics under $12.3M contract

Northrop Grumman has won a $12.3 million contract to support the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency’s SHIELD program to identify counterfeit electronics.

The Supply Chain Hardware Integrity for Electronics Defense program aims to develop an advanced supply chain hardware authentication system and a capability that can detect counterfeit electronic components anywhere in the supply chain, the Defense Department said in a release.

Work will be performed in Linthicum, Md., Albuquerque, N.M., Santa Clara, Calif., Reston, Va., Lubbock, Texas, and Atlanta, Ga., and is expected to wrap up in July 2016.

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