Air Force releases launch services RFP; concerns about competition remain

By Courtney Albon / May 3, 2019 at 8:18 PM
The Air Force has formally released a request for proposals to buy launch services, setting in motion a competition that will shape the future government launch market. "The solicitation implements the strategy to ensure delivery of national security satellites to the desired orbit on schedule and with high reliability," the service said in a synopsis of the RFP, which was released Friday night. The RFP release comes as some in Congress and industry are pushing the Air Force to delay...

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