USAF Kicks Off GPS III Launch Duel: ULA vs. SpaceX

Credit: Lockheed Martin
A long-awaited competition for the first-ever United Launch Alliance (ULA) versus SpaceX competition for a major U.S. military launch has finally begun. The Air Force Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC) issued a formal and final request for proposals (RFP) for the first GPS III launch Sept. 30...

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