SACRAMENTO, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, honors 50 years of partnership with Japan at the Japan Aerospace International Exhibition 2012. Since 1962, Aerojet has teamed with Japan on technology transfer programs to support a variety of initiatives for the Japan Ministry of Defense and Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA).

Aerojet co-hosted a reception in Nagoya with Sumitomo Corporation to celebrate past, present and future business relationships. Pictured here, left to right: Schoichiro Asada, vice president & senior general manager, Space Systems Department, Aerospace Systems, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.; Keiichiro Iwasaki, senior vice president & deputy general manager, Aerospace Systems, Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd.; Warren Boley, president, Aerojet; Julie Van Kleeck, vice president, Space and Launch Systems, Aerojet; and Michael Bright, vice president of missile defense and strategic systems, Aerojet.

Aerojet and Japan 50 Years

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Aerojet is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments areas in support of domestic and international markets. GenCorp is a leading technology-based manufacturer of aerospace and defense products and systems with a real estate segment that includes activities related to the entitlement, sale, and leasing of the company's excess real estate assets. Additional information about Aerojet and GenCorp can be obtained by visiting the companies' websites at and at