Aerojet Rocketdyne News - 2018

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From 100% mission success on Delta and Atlas launches, to propelling spacecraft to the Sun and Mars, and modernizing our nation’s defense, Aerojet Rocketdyne continued to make history. Here’s a look back at some key successes from the past year.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 20, 2018 – Aerojet Rocketdyne announced today that its propulsion systems supported the flight test and third successful intercept test of Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIA 21” diameter interceptor.

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Dec. 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne will design propulsion concepts and technologies for a novel ground-launched tactical weapon system under a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) contract potentially valued at $13.4 million.

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 6, 2018 – Following the successful launch of NASA’s Parker Solar Probe aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta IV Heavy rocket earlier this year, engine provider Aerojet Rocketdyne is gearing up for the next scheduled mission of the launch vehicle.

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Dec. 03, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Aerospace Industries Association (AIA), the leading U.S. aerospace and defense trade association, has appointed Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and President Eileen Drake to its Executive Committee for 2019. Ms. Drake was named during AIA’s Nov. 30 Board of Governors Meeting.