Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 10, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its AJ26 engine was hot-fire tested today at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi. In support of the Taurus® II launch vehicle program, Orbital Sciences Corporation (Orbital), Aerojet and NASA conducted this first of three hot-fire engine tests to be performed throughout the next several weeks.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 8, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its engine helped propel Friday night’s launch of the Delta II launch vehicle from Vandenberg Air Force Base (VAFB) in Calif. This is the fourth launch, completing the COSMO-SkyMed constellation.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 1, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin and NASA, successfully completed acceptance testing on the second R-4D development engine. The R-4D is the Aerojet engine that will be used on NASA’s Orion crew exploration vehicle for the service module auxiliary propulsion.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 29, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force achieved its third ballistic missile intercept using a Raytheon Company Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IA missile.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 19, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, recently demonstrated its alternative warhead technologies in a tactical missile flight environment. The successful demonstrations were conducted to test Aerojet’s solution to eliminate unexploded ordnance (UXO) on the U.S. Army’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS).

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