Radiation Resistant Megabytes from BAE

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BAE Systems Information and Electronic Warfare Systems in Manassas, VA received a $5.1 million cost reimbursement contract modification to provide all resources necessary to perform tasks to achieve and overall objective of “producing a chalcogenide based, radiation hardened for megabyte” [DID: we think they may mean “4 MB”] non-volatile memory. This work will be complete by May 2007. The Air Force Research Laboratory at Kirtland Air Force Base, NM issued the contract (FA9453-94-C-0052/P00007).

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