ULA Confident It Can Fulfill EELV Contract Despite Russian Engine Uncertainty

By Courtney Albon / May 20, 2014 at 2:16 PM
COLORADO SPRINGS, CO -- The United Launch Alliance has not yet received any firm indication that its supply of RD-180 engines to power its Atlas V launch vehicle will be cut off, the company's president confirmed on May 19. Russia's Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin said during a press conference last week that the country would cut off its supply of RD-180 engines, built by Russian company NPO Energomash, to the United States for military use. ULA President and CEO...

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