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  • 30-Jun-2008 09:24 EDT

The U.S. DOD awarded a contract to Orbital Sciences Corp. as part of its Theoretical Studies and Engineering Services (TSER) program for suborbital launch vehicle research and engineering. Orbital will serve as a prime contractor to support U.S. Army, Navy, and Air Force research and development programs managed by White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The basic term of the indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity TSER contract is for five years, with an option for an additional five years, bringing the total value of the contract to $100 million for the full 10-year period.

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