I'm sure that Apple will not leave money on the table. If the DOD still wants the chips, then that intellectual property will be worth spinning off.
On the 'conspiracy-theory' side... Apple just posted updated documentation on securing OS X for government (military?) purposes.
Perhaps this is Apple's way of playing hardball with the government... "You want the chips? Have you seen our X-Serves?"
U.S. Department of Defense not liking Apple's new purchase...
Ten defense systems, to the tune of $100 million in products over the next four years, use P.A. Semi's PWRficient processor. On Monday, P.A. Semi told its customers they were being acquired and couldn't guarantee chip supplies anymore.