EELV (Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle)
A 1995 U.S. Air Force specification for a new generation of American medium- to heavy-lift launch vehicles intended to reduce the cost of placing large payloads in orbit by at least 25% over then-existing Delta, Atlas, and Titan rockets. Contracts for the EELV were eventually awarded to Boeing for the Delta IV and Lockheed Martin for the Atlas V.
Related category ROCKETS, MISSILES, AND LAUNCH VEHICLES
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