Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 7, 2006 -- Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has received the Aerospace Industry Association's (AIA) Worker Safety Improvement Award for the greatest reduction in injuries and illnesses from 2004-2005.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 20, 2006 -- Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, provided one solid rocket booster for the launch vehicle and both electric and chemical propulsion for the satellite as a Lockheed Martin Atlas® V launched the ASTRA 1KR television broadcasting satellite for SES ASTRA of Luxembourg today from Cape Canaveral, Fla. The launch occurred at 4:27 EDT.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 13, 2006 -- Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, was recognized recently by the Boeing Company as "Supplier of the Year" in the Propulsion category for its commitment to excellence and customer satisfaction.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 13, 2006 -- Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, played a crucial role in Friday's space maneuver for the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) spacecraft. A cluster of six precision Aerojet rocket engines fired for 27 minutes to slow the spacecraft for capture by the Martian gravity field and place the MRO in orbit around the red planet.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 8, 2006 -- Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, was selected by the U.S. Air Force for a second-phase contract to develop and test a full-scale solid rocket motor for application on potential Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) systems. The contract is valued at approximately $20 million and was awarded by the 526th ICBM Systems Wing at Hill AFB, Utah.

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