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post by OccamsRazor04
I already stated the problem with counterfeit electronics. There is no backdoor in these, they are just crap and will fail.
according to the Commerce Department. It found the armed forces had no reliable method for tracking bogus chips and that numerous attempts to warn military authorities about counterfeits "have fallen on deaf ears."
Just to say so,we really have no business fighting a world war again.
Inexperience - the US has spent the past decade sharpening its military skills.
China shot up a few tibetans.
Unlike the cheap clones a chip designed to purposely contain a backdoor would not use cheap parts and would most likely pass the stress test. The only time you would know is probably when its to late or have a sufficient system in place to ensure that none of the billions chips used in military systems are not vulnerable. According to the expert we don't have such a system even to detect the cheap clones.
You can't honestly believe that such a possibility doesn't exist.edit on 21-11-2013 by interupt42 because: (no reason given)
1. What does it tell us when the world gov't are buying foreign made electronic components to run our high advance military technology and KNOWINGLY being aware of the potential vulnerability it puts our defense system in?