SpaceX CEO takes on Boeing, Lockheed Martin alliance in Tweet attack

May 26, 2014 5:31 AM

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SpaceX CEO takes on Boeing, Lockheed Martin alliance in Tweet attack

Elon Musk, chief executive of SpaceX, waging a battle to acquire a bigger share of the country's security launch industry, has accused its competitor of hiring an Air Force acquisitions officer in exchange for granting a profitable contract without any competition.

Musk in his tweets has accused Aerojet Rocketdyne of hiring former Air Force officer Roger Corell to get the lucrative contract. Aerojet Rocketdyne manufactures and supplies rocket engines to United Launch Alliance (ULA).

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