The war in Ukraine has shown the world’s war machines’ reliance on silicon chips. sanction on Russian imports and exports have led to Putin’s need, to use older obsolete weaponry. With a very real danger of hIm running out of Firepower. Effectively stopping repair & servicing of those that are damaged or broken. It can hardly of escaped china’s attention, probably Creating a new threat to Taiwan’s independence, with close to a 1/4 of all the world’s chip manufacturing, with south Korea adding another 1/8. China’s 10% of direct manufacturing must be a worry to their armed forces.