USAF Awards ULA $373M Contract Modification for Rocket Production Services

ULARocketUnited Launch Alliance has been awarded a $373.3 million contract modification by the U.S. Air Force to provide launch vehicle production services for two National Reconnaissance Office rockets.

The Defense Department said Thursday that ULA will support the configurations of a Delta IV Heavy and an Atlas V 421 for the agency.

ULA will perform work through Jan. 30, 2019, at the company’s facilities in Alabama and Colorado as well as at Vanderberg Air Force Base in California and Cape Canaveral Air Force station in Florida.

The AF Space and Missile Systems Center in California is the contracting activity and will obligate $105 million at the time of award from the military branch’s fiscal 2016 missile procurement funds.

ULA is a joint venture of Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA).

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