Specialty Metals

Aerojet Ordnance Tennessee, Inc. (AOT), a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne, is an industry leader in the production of high performance specialty metal components for defense, aerospace, and commercial products. AOT has numerous advanced specialty metal capabilities including powder metallurgy, primary metal processing, metal casting, heat treatment, precision CNC machining and milling, forging and swaging. AOT specialty metal products have been proven on the battlefield, in space, on the golf course, in high-performance racing, and in Olympic events.

Key Features


AOT produces a number of materials to meet industry demand, including: tungsten, molybdenum, tantalum, rhenium, titanium, depleted uranium, nickel, aluminum, copper, metal-matrix composites, metal polymer composites, reactive materials and custom alloys.

Ordnance Components and Assemblies

AOT produces a large variety of ordnance components and assemblies such as: small, medium and large caliber kinetic energy penetrators, fragmentation devices, shaped charges, explosively formed penetrators, warhead components and defensive panels used to defeat incoming mortars and rocket-propelled grenades.

Heavy Metal Components

AOT manufactures heavy metal components for the energy industry that support down-hole logging, well perforation, radiation shielding and provide inertial mass weights.