ULA receives block buy order of rockets from DoD

by | Feb 5, 2014 | commercial launch services, Seradata News | 0 comments

The Boeing-Lockheed Martin launch consortium, United Launch Alliance (ULA), has reveived an order from the US Department of Defense (DOD) under an EELV (Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle) contract for 36 core Atlas and Delta IV launch vehicles. The fixed price contract will include as part of the order four “heavy” configuration launch vehicles.   The majority of the core launch vehicles will be used on 28 launches which will be made before the end of 2019.

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