DOI: 10.1109/isscc.1982.1156307
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Abstract: Defense has embarked on a most important initiative -t o develop Very High Speed Integrated Circuits for advanced military equipments. The VHSIC Program was established to address the following key issues of the 1980s: Gaining and maintaining a qualitative lead over potential adversaries. Providing high-performance, highdensity signal-processing microelectronic subsystems. Rapid insertion of VHSIC technology into new and existing military systems. VHSIC, planned as a sevenyear effort, is divided into four pha…

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