Cost growth of more than 50 percent has put the Air Force's Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle (EELV) program in violation of the Nunn-McCurdy act, according to Air Force budget officials. Lockheed Martin's Atlas V and Boeing's Delta IV rocket families originally were envisioned as serving both commercial and government customers. In the absence of a strong commercial market, however, Air Force officials have warned that EELV costs to the government will increase (DAILY, Nov. 19, ...

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