DoD IG Looks Into Former ULA VP's Comments

Pentagon opens probe of comments by former rocket executive, Yahoo

"Defense Secretary Ash Carter last week referred the matter to the Pentagon's independent watchdog agency following strong statements by Senate Armed Services Committee Chairman John McCain."

Pentagon investigating United Launch Alliance over former executive's SpaceX remarks, The Verge

"At the request of the Secretary of Defense, the OIG DoD has opened an investigation regarding assertions made by United Launch Alliance's former Vice-President of Engineering relating to competition for national security space launch and whether contracts to ULA were awarded in accordance with DoD and Federal regulations," wrote Randolph R. Stone, the deputy inspector general for policy and oversight at the Defense Department, in a memorandum today. Stone said the investigation would include "site visits, interviews, and documentation review."

- ULA VP Quits Over Controversial Remarks, earlier post

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