MEI Wins Air Force Launch System Certification Support Order

Millennium Engineering and Integration has won a one-year, $9.9 million task order to support the U.S. Air Force‘s certification process for two proposed launch vehicles.

MEI will provide systems engineering and integration services as the government evaluates United Launch Alliance‘s Vulcan rocket and Orbital ATK‘s Next Generation Launcher system, the Defense Department said Thursday.

Work under the order will occur through Feb. 21, 2019 at various locations such as  the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, Los Angeles Air Force Base and Vandenberg Air Force Base.

The Space and Missile Systems Center received six offers for cost-plus-fixed-fee order via a competitive acquisition process.

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