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BAE, GlobalFoundries Partner to Boost US Critical Semiconductor Supply - ExecutiveBiz

BAE, GlobalFoundries Partner to Boost US Critical Semiconductor Supply - ExecutiveBiz
BAE partners with GlobalFoundries to strengthen US critical semiconductor supply chain

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BAE Systems and GlobalFoundries have announced a strategic agreement to collaborate on research and development in advanced chip technologies to enhance the supply of critical semiconductors for national security. The partnership will focus on R&D initiatives covering areas such as gallium nitride on silicon, chips semiconductor packaging and integration, silicon photonics, and advanced technology process development. BAE Systems president Terry Crimmins emphasized the importance of the collaboration in advancing technologies and staying ahead of the increasingly complex defense environment. The companies will also utilize GlobalFoundries’ technology platforms for custom radiation-hardened semiconductors for space applications. Both companies have been selected to receive direct funding from the CHIPS and Science Act to boost domestic chip manufacturing capacity.

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