"This significant achievement reaffirms Aerojet Rocketdyne's long-standing commitment of providing high-quality products and services to our partners and customers," said Marvin Young, vice president of Engineering at Aerojet Rocketdyne. "In today's competitive market, the CMMI Level 3 appraisal clearly demonstrates the maturity and capabilities of our software."
The assessment, which was conducted by an outside agency, focused on a representative sample of projects supported by the entire Software Engineering organization, and included personnel from
The CMMI is an industry standard that can be applied to any development activity, but is commonly applied to software. It contains detailed best practices and is widely used as an industry benchmark. In addition to commercial application, government organizations often use the CMMI rating as a measure of risk during the selection process and frequently require Levels 2 or 3 as part of the contract.
Because CMMI assesses continuous improvement,
"This is an important achievement for the company. Not only is Level 3 a
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, tactical systems and armaments areas, in support of domestic and international markets.