Delta IV Engine Issue Forces Slip To WGS Launch

Credit: U.S. Air Force photo/Patrick Corkery
The U.S. Air Force and United Launch Alliance (ULA) have discovered an anomaly in an RS-68 engine, prompting officials to delay for one day plans to launch a military wideband communications satellite. “A unit recently experienced an anomaly in vibration testing and it was determined that this...

Subscription Required


This content requires a subscription to one of the Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) bundles.

Schedule a demo today to find out how you can access this content and similar content related to your area of the global aviation industry.

Already an AWIN subscriber? Login


Did you know?  Aviation Week has won top honors multiple times in the Jesse H. Neal National Business Journalism Awards, the business-to-business media equivalent of the Pulitzer Prizes.