Boeing and Lockheed Martin to Resubmit Filing for United Launch Alliance
CHICAGO, and BETHESDA, MD, 21-SEP-05 -- Lockheed Martin Corporation [NYSE: LMT] and The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA] announced today that they have withdrawn their filing pursuant to the Hart-Scott-Rodino Anti-Trust Improvements Act of 1976 regarding the formation of the United Launch Alliance, LLC (ULA). The companies intend to resubmit their filing later this week.
The companies are resubmitting their filing to provide additional time for review of the proposed transaction. Upon resubmission, the 30-day clock for Federal Trade Commission consideration will restart.
ULA is a contemplated joint venture to be established by Lockheed Martin and Boeing to provide two families of expendable launch vehicles to U. S. Government customers.