United Launch Alliance has received aÂ $270.4 million contract modification from the U.S. Air Force to provideÂ launch vehicle production services.
The Defense Department said Friday the modificationÂ covers support for the configuration and transportation of a Delta IV Heavy rocket.
The award also addsÂ a preâpriced contract line item for the Delta IV Heavy LV configuration, DoD noted.
Work will occurÂ in Centennial, Colorado; Decatur, Alabama; and Vandenberg Air Force Base, California through Dec. 29, 2020.
TheÂ Space and Missile Systems Center will obligateÂ $54.6 million at the time of award from the Air Force’s fiscal 2017 missile procurement funds.
ULA,Â a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), designed theÂ Delta IV family of launch vehicles to help government, military and commercial clientsÂ sendÂ payloads into orbit.