Are ULA Partners Thinking Twice?

Lockheed to Revisit Boeing Partnership - Delay Has Cast Doubt on Rocket Venture, Washington Post

"Bethesda-based Lockheed Martin Corp. plans to review whether a proposed plan to consolidate its rocket engineering and launch division with Boeing Co.'s still makes sense after being delayed months by a government review. Lockheed said the delay has left some of its top scientists in limbo and has raised questions about the original business rationale for the plan."

US nears OK of Boeing,Lockheed rocket deal-sources, Reuters

"The U.S. government is nearing antitrust approval of a proposed merger of the rocket launch units of the two top U.S. defense contractors, analysts and sources familiar with the review said on Monday.

The Federal Trade Commission is reviewing a plan announced nearly a year ago by Lockheed Martin Corp. and Boeing Co., the Pentagon's No. 1 and 2 suppliers, respectively, to merge their money-losing government satellite launch units and create United Launch Alliance."

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