ULA Gets $270M Air Force Contract Modification for Launch Vehicle Production Services

United Launch Alliance has received a $270.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provide launch vehicle production services.

The Defense Department said Friday the modification covers support for the configuration and transportation of a Delta IV Heavy rocket.

The award also adds a pre‐priced contract line item for the Delta IV Heavy LV configuration, DoD noted.

Work will occur in Centennial, Colorado; Decatur, Alabama; and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California through Dec. 29, 2020.

The Space and Missile Systems Center will obligate $54.6 million at the time of award from the Air Force’s fiscal 2017 missile procurement funds.

ULA, a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), designed the Delta IV family of launch vehicles to help government, military and commercial clients send payloads into orbit.

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