Aerojet Rocketdyne News

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 13, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that it received an award for exceptional performance in the area of affordability from prime customer Raytheon at a recent supplier conference.

Company Once Again Reaches One Million Hours With no Lost-Time Injuries

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 6, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has been awarded a contract worth approximately $18 million from NASA Glenn Research Center to complete the development of NASA’s Evolutionary Xenon Thruster-Commercial (NEXT-C) Gridded Ion Thruster System.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 25, 2015 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped successfully propel another in the series of Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF military navigation satellites into orbit today. The latest mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV rocket.

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, March 17, 2015 – European Space Propulsion (ESP), a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, was awarded a contract valued at approximately €11 million from the European Space Agency (ESA) for the flight qualification of the 5-kilowatt XR-5E Hall Thruster.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 15, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, has successfully completed a hot-fire test of its MPS-120™ CubeSat High-Impulse Adaptable Modular Propulsion System™ (CHAMPS™).

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2014 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a major role to successfully place a classified payload into orbit for the U.S. government with the inaugural launch of an RL10C-1 upper-stage engine.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2014 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a critical role in NASA’s Exploration Flight Test-1 (EFT-1) – the first step toward human exploration of destinations in deep space such as an asteroid and Mars.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 4, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Two key programs at Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, were recognized for outstanding performance at the 2014 Aviation Week Program Excellence Awards banquet, held in conjunction with Aviation Week's annual Aerospace & Defense Conference on Nov. 19 and 20, 2014 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2013Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp company (NYSE:GY), announced today that it completed development testing of a flight-like Launch Abort Engine (LAE) for an innovative "pusher" launch abort system on The Boeing Company's CST-100 spacecraft.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2013 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, continued its role as a major propulsion supplier to the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle Program by successfully placing a classified payload into orbit for the U.S. government.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2013 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has been awarded a contract under the Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center Propulsion Applications Program (PAP) to demonstrate a Medium Class Stage III motor with propulsion technologies that are applicable to multiple future common strategic propulsion systems.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 18, 2013 – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, played a major role in successfully placing NASA’s Mars Atmosphere and Volatile Evolution (MAVEN) spacecraft on its journey to determine how the loss of atmospheric gas may have changed the Martian climate over time.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 13, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today the recent signing of a multi-year master agreement with Storeroom Solutions, Inc. (SSI) to deploy a flexible, integrated supply chain service model for all maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) material requirements across the enterprise.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its rockets and thrusters were instrumental in today’s launch of the U.S. Air Force’s orbital test vehicle.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced at its leadership training event on Wednesday, Dec. 5, that more than 120 Aerojet executives and managers from around the country assembled dozens of care packages for U.S. troops as part of a team building exercise.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 5, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Technical Principal Dr. Gary Luke was presented with the R.B. Young Technical Innovation Award at an award ceremony held Monday night, Dec. 3, in Luke’s honor.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 20, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today the signing of a multi-year master agreement with Arrow Electronics. The agreement covers procurement of approximately 65 percent of Aerojet’s electronic component requirements.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2011

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 21, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Sacramento, Calif. headquarters has once again achieved one million man hours without a lost-time injury.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 2, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Carlton Brewer has been appointed as site executive for its Huntsville, Ala. location.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 30, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its new scalable effects warhead was successfully demonstrated on Lockheed Martin’s Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System-Plus (GMLRS+) rocket today during a flight test at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 28, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has successfully completed a major milestone in the development of a ground demonstrator for the Next Generation Engine (NGE) program. Aerojet, along with its partner Florida Turbine Technologies, Inc.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 26, 2011 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped launch a new era of planetary exploration by providing propulsion for NASA’s Mars Science Laboratory (MSL) mission that lifted off today on a scientific endeavor to the red planet.

Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2010

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 23, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, celebrates NASA’s recent announcement that Voyager 1 has reached a point at the edge of our solar system where there is no outward motion of solar wind.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 16, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that over the next few months it will expand its presence in the Huntsville community by hiring 25 local engineers.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, congratulates Mitsubishi Electric Corporation and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) on the successful launch of the MICHIBIKI satellite aboard the H-2A launch vehicle out of the Tanegashima Space Center in Japan.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 2, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it shipped the last F-22 Raptor forward boom to The Boeing Company in Seattle, Wash. This completed the 10th lot of a procurement that spanned 17 years in support of the Boeing/Lockheed Martin/U.S. Air Force team.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Nov. 22, 2010 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its high-power Hall Thruster Propulsion System (HTPS) has successfully initiated operation on the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) Space Vehicle #1 (SV#1) that was launched on an Atlas V rocket on Aug.14.

 

 

 

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