Apple Goes To War (This Time Not With Microsoft)Mark Wilson5/17/08 4:30pm701EditPromoteDismissUndismissHideGo to permalinkWhen Apple purchased chip manufacturer P.A. Semi, the Department of Defense was worried. Why? P.A. Semi manufactures chips for ten different military systems, and has $100 million in deals with the DoD over the next four years. And the DoD never expected Apple to keep supporting the sweet, deadly chips.