Aerojet Rocketdyne's Innovative Solid Rocket Motor Technology Advances DARPA's OpFires Hypersonics Program

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., June 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne has successfully tested a full-scale advanced solid rocket motor as part of an ongoing test series in support of Phase 2 of the Operational Fires (OpFires) program, a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) effort to develop a ground-launched tactical hypersonic weapon.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivers 1,000th Propulsion System for Multi-Mission PAC-3 MSE Missile

CAMDEN, Ark., May 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne has delivered the 1,000th propulsion system for the Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) Missile Segment Enhancement (MSE) missile, the enhanced version of the combat-proven PAC-3.

3D Printed RL10C-X Engine Demonstrates Full Mission Capability During Altitude Hot Fire Test Series

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., May 11, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne recently completed a successful RL10C-X altitude hot fire test series that put the next generation engine through the rigors of a typical spaceflight mission. Using a test chamber that simulates the vacuum of outer space, the RL10C-X, which produces roughly 24,000 pounds of thrust, was tested in a flight-like configuration to demonstrate the engine’s capability to complete a typical mission profile, including multiple restarts.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Powers Launch of ULA's Delta IV Heavy to Orbit

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif., April 26, 2021 – Engines supplied by Aerojet Rocketdyne provided the lifting power for today’s successful launch of a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy rocket carrying a classified U.S. National Reconnaissance Office (NRO) NROL-82 payload.

World's Most Powerful Hydrogen-Fueled Rocket Engine Completes Final Acceptance Test for ULA Delta IV Heavy Launch Vehicle

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., April 12, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Today, the world’s most powerful hydrogen-fueled rocket engine built by Aerojet Rocketdyne, the RS-68A, completed its final hot-fire acceptance test for use on the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle on the B-1 Test Stand at NASA’s Stennis Space Center in Mississippi.