Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2018

CAPE CANAVERAL AIR FORCE STATION, Fla., Oct. 18, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion continues to support the Air Force’s protected communications satellite network, the Advanced Extremely High Frequency (AEHF) system, with the successful launch of the fourth satellite of its constellation on October 17. The Lockheed Martin-built AEHF-4 will join its predecessors in providing critical connectivity for U.S. Armed Forces and military operations. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion is present on both AEHF-4 and the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket that launched the spacecraft.

NASA LANGLEY RESEARCH CENTER, HAMPTON, Va., Oct. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne successfully tested a new dual-mode ramjet/scramjet (DMRJ) engine. When combined with a gas turbine engine as part of a turbine-based combined cycle propulsion (TBCC) system, this engine may provide the capability to propel a vehicle from a standstill into the hypersonic flight regime of Mach 5 or higher and back again.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Sept. 13, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The upcoming launch of a NASA ice monitoring satellite, ICESat-2, will be the last for United Launch Alliance’s (ULA) medium-lift Delta II rocket, whose reliability made it a workhorse for civil, military and commercial space customers. The Delta II features main and upper-stage engines supplied by Aerojet Rocketdyne.

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss., Sept. 10, 2018 – Aerojet Rocketdyne and NASA tested the flight readiness of another critical Space Launch System (SLS) engine controller during a test firing Sept. 6 of an RS-25 engine, which will power the core stage of the agency’s new heavy-lift rocket.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 05, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD) today announced that it will participate in the G.research 24th Annual Aerospace & Defense Conference, being held on Sept. 13, 2018 in New York City.

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