For the CHIPS Act to succeed, we need to increase our domestic capabilities and decrease our dependence on China for all types of chips. Retired Major General James “Spider” Marks tells us that in a new video to mark the one year anniversary of the CHIPS Act.
His emphasis on all types of chips is important. While the Biden Administration recently acknowledged the importance of legacy chips, its policy actions to date have been focused on advanced chips. But every chip matters. To underscore the critical value of legacy chips, Marks points to their very immediate and relevant applications in smart weapons systems.
While the CHIPS Act will play a big role in increasing America’s domestic chipmaking capabilities, Marks ends by saying that we need an all of government approach to ensuring that every chip matters. For more information, watch his video below and visit EveryChipMatters.com.