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Submission + - DARPA funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices

kc123 writes: In an effort to stop technology falling into the wrong hands on the battlefield the US military is funding systems which can be destroyed in a controllable manner. Unlike ordinary off-the-shelf electronics that can last indefinitely, the agency is looking for a way to make electronics that last precisely as long as they are needed. The device could be destroyed either by a signal sent by commanders or prompted by "possible environmental conditions" such as a certain temperature.
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DARPA funds 'Mission: Impossible' vanishing devices

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