Casic is not taking this lying down. Faced with an invasion of its solid-propellant turf by sibling state group CASC, the Chinese defense and space contractor is preparing a medium-capacity launcher that could take business from its rival. Casic is also moving into liquid-propellant technology, another domain of CASC. It is already well into development of a solid-propellant launcher that would compete closely with CASC’s Long March 6. The new Casic launcher, KZ-11, will fly in ...

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