Next-Gen Rocket Engine RFP Expected This Year

By Courtney Albon / February 6, 2015 at 5:47 PM
The Air Force expects to release a request for proposals for a new rocket engine to replace the Russian-made RD-180 by the end of 2015, according to the service's director of space acquisition programs. Maj. Gen. Roger Teague told reporters during a Feb. 6 media roundtable at the Pentagon that the Air Force continues to work to complete a series of trade studies aimed at reducing risk and maturing technology for the next-generation rocket engine development program. He would not...

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