Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2010

SANTA BARBARA and SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Biodiesel Industries announced today the company’s selection by the California Energy Commission for a project grant to support the state’s Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Program.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 14, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced its key role in the successful launch of United Launch Alliance’s Atlas V rocket from Cape Canaveral, Fla., carrying the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Space Vehicle #1 (SV#1).

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Aug. 13, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Supersonic Sea-Skimming Target (SSST) ramjet propulsion system successfully completed the first flight test of the Coyote High Diver variant supersonic target mission.

DALLAS and SACRAMENTO, Calif., August 10, 2010 – Lockheed Martin [NYSE: LMT] announced today that its Army Tactical Missile System (ATACMS) rocket motor successfully boosted the experimental X-51A WaveRider beyond Mach 4.5, the speed at which a scramjet will start and begin to provide thrust.