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The competition heats up: The Air Force on Tuesday certified SpaceX to permit it to bid and launch military payloads.
This puts big pressure on ULA, which no longer has a monopoly on all military launches. In order to gain contracts they are going to have to compete, lowering their prices to match SpaceX’s.