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A hacking unit at the National Security Agency was able to penetrate Huawei Technologies routers to steal secrets around the world. (Associated Press/File) **FILE**
In his June 6, 2013, file photo, the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File) **FILE**
In this June 6, 2013, file photo, a sign stands outside the National Security Agency (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough speaks during a retirement ceremony at the National Security Agency on Friday, March 28, 2014, at Fort Meade, Maryland. US Secretary of Defense Chuck Hagel attended the event to mark the retirement of General Keith B. Alexander from the Army and as head of the National Security Agency, the Central Security Service and U.S. Cyber Command. (AP Photo/Brendan Smialowski, Pool)
FILE - This Thursday, June 6, 2013, file photo, shows a sign outside the National Security Administration (NSA) campus in Fort Meade, Md. The National Security Agency has implanted software in nearly 100,000 computers around the world — but not in the United States — that allows the U.S. to conduct surveillance on those machines, The New York Times reported Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014. ((AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
In this file photo, then-National Security Agency Deputy Director John C. Inglis testifies as the Senate Judiciary Committee questions top Obama administration officials about the National Security Agency's surveillance programs for the first time since the House narrowly rejected a proposal last week to effectively shut down the NSA's secret collection of hundreds of millions of Americans' phone records, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, July 31, 2013. On June 18, 2021, Mr. Inglis was confirmed to serve as the first national cyber director by the Senate (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Supercomputers play a vital role in the design, development and analysis of almost all modern weapons systems, said a report by the National Security Agency-Energy Department based on an assessment of China's new supercomputer called the TaihuLight.