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Three contracts awarded in US anti-counterfeit program


Washington, DC – The US Department of Defense’s research arm has awarded three contracts to technology suppliers as part of its SHIELD anti-counterfeiting program.

The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) has granted a $12.3-million contract to Northrop Grumman Systems, $6.8 million to SRI International and $4.1 million to the Charles Stark Draper Laboratory to help develop tiny components that could be used to identify counterfeit or otherwise illicit electronic parts (all figures in US dollars).

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