Western Digital to Develop Radiation Hardened Memory for the Pentagon

The memory devices will be used in space and strategic systems.
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  • 01:09 PM, November 10, 2023
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Western Digital to Develop Radiation Hardened Memory for the Pentagon
Western Digital memory device

Western Digital Technologies is awarded a $35 million contract for an Advanced Next Generation Strategic Radiation Hardened Memory.

This contract provides for the evaluation development of strategic radiation hardened non‐volatile memory device with near‐commercial state‐of‐the‐art performance for space and strategic systems, a Pengagon contract announcement said November 9.

Work will be performed in San Jose, California, and is expected to be completed by Nov. 30, 2028.  The Air Force Research Lab, Space Technology Branch, Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico, is the contracting activity.

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