The US company SpaceX has received a contract from the Pentagon for the amount of $316 million to launch spacecraft for the US military for the 2022-2027 fiscal year. This is stated in a document distributed on Friday by the press service of the Ministry of defense.
The United Launch Alliance consortium also received a contract worth $337 million. Launches will also be made from 2022 to 2027.
The number of launches and their parameters for both companies will be negotiated on an annual basis.