United Launch Alliance: Blue Origin's Vulcan Engine Further Along

WASHINGTON — United Launch Alliance, a Boeing (BA)-Lockheed Martin (LMT) joint venture, said late Tuesday it would decide on what engine it would use in the first stage of its next-generation Vulcan rocket "soon" but the offering from Blue Origin is further advanced.

Amazon (AMZN) founder Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin has made more progress on its BE-4 because it started sooner than Aerojet Rocketdyne (AJRD) did on its AR1 engine, ULA CEO Tory Bruno told reporters during a briefing...

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