APDN Offers Contracts for DNA Marking of Electronics PDF Print E-mail
Written by Chelsey Drysdale   
Thursday, 29 November 2012 18:17

STONY BROOK, NYApplied DNA Sciences said it has signed multiple contracts in support of the mandate by the Defense Logistics Agency for use of APDN’s DNA marking and authentication technology.

 

Electronics companies receive the company's novel DNA and materials and services from APDN for DNA marking during or after manufacture. This will qualify them as SigNature DNA-compliant, the firm says.

The contracts will enable electronics companies to fulfill the DLA mandate, announced Aug. 7 and expanded on Nov. 7. This mandate specifically requires SigNature DNA marking for procurements of items falling within Federal Supply Class 5962, Electronic Microcircuits. The requirement applies only to procurements made by DLA.

Participating defense contractors will enable the military electronics supply chain to move toward compliance with the anti-counterfeiting language in the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.

A major deadline, which imposes strict requirements for control of counterfeits, is due to be reached very soon, the firm says.

Last Updated on Monday, 03 December 2012 09:58
 

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