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Space News: Air Force to Award Contract to ULA for Delta 4 Rockets

The U.S. Air Force plans to award a sole-source contract to United Launch Alliance for two Delta 4 rockets to launch National Reconnaissance Office, Space News reported Monday. Mike Gruss writes the NRO missions covered under the contract are scheduled to launch in 2020 and 2023. The Air Force opted for a sole-source contract …

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Weekly Roundup August 1 – August 5 2016: Leidos Further Details Post-Merger Picture & more

August 1 – August 5 2016 Click here to see Real-Time GovCon Sector Quotes A Note From Our President & Founder Jim Garrettson Government contracting’s M&A and financial aspects took center stage again this week and GovCon Wire hit on all the major events as Executive Mosaic’s home of market-moving news for the sector. …

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ULA Lands $139M Modification on Atlas V Production Services Contract with USAF

United Launch Alliance has been awarded a $138.7 million contract modification to produce an Atlas V 541 launch vehicle system for the U.S. Air Force. The Defense Department said Tuesday the modification covers Atlas V rocket configuration and mission specific items for the service branch’s four previously ordered missions. ULA,  a joint venture of Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin …

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Lockheed, Boeing JV Assigns $134M for Vulcan Rocket Devt; Rick Ambrose Comments

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 14, 2016 — The Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) joint venture United Launch Alliance has assigned $134 million toward the development of the Vulcan rocket in an effort to be independent from the Russian RD-180 engine, ExecutiveBiz reported Friday. Space News reported Thursday the U.S. Air Force plans to put $201 …

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Boeing-Lockheed JV to Help Fund RD-180 Engine Backups

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 10, 2016 — A Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture will help fund the development of Aerojet Rocketdyne’s AR-1 and Blue Origin’s BE-4 rocket engines, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. National Defense magazine reported Tuesday that United Launch Alliance will invest in the ongoing work to …

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ULA Vet Scott Ward to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as Engineering VP

Scott Ward, a former director of engines and motors at the United Launch Alliance, will join Sacramento, Calif.-based propulsion technology manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE:AJRD) as vice president of engineering. The 27-year aerospace engineering veteran will assume his new role on April 4 to offer more than 27 years of aerospace engineering, program management and product development experience, Aerojet …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne, ULA Join Air Force’s EELV Propulsion Tech Development Program

Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Alliance have won separate “other transaction” agreements worth a combined $161.9 million to build rocket engine prototypes under the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle initiative. The Air Force said Monday the $115.3 million OTA with Aerojet Rocketdyne centers on the development of the company’s liquid oxygen/kerosene-based propulsion system AR1. Aerojet …

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NASA Selects Orbital ATK, Sierra Nevada, SpaceX for Round 2 Space Station Resupply Contracts

NASA has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Sierra Nevada and SpaceX a second round of potential multi-billion dollar contracts to deliver cargo to and from the International Space Station through 2024 in support of efforts to end U.S. reliance on Russia for access to space by 2017, agency officials said …

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USAF Awards EELV Rocket Engine Development OTAs to SpaceX, Orbital ATK

The U.S. Air Force has awarded Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) a $180.2 million ‘other transaction’ agreement and Space Exploration Technologies a $61.4 million OTA to build alternative propulsion systems for Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicles. The Defense Department said Wednesday the Space and Missile Systems Center received multiple proposals for the development of a U.S. substitute …

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Lockheed-Boeing JV Requests 20 Rocket Engines From Russia

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 29, 2015 — United Launch Alliance has ordered from Russia an additional 20 RD-180 rocket engines for the launch of Atlas V rockets to space, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. Reuters reported Wednesday the Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) and Boeing (NYSE: BA) joint venture’s request for the Russia-made rocket …

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