Aerojet Rocketdyne Selected to Power Nation's Next Generation Strategic Deterrent

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne will develop a large solid rocket motor and the post-boost propulsion system for the Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) program as a key member of Northrop Grumman’s nationwide GBSD team.

Audrey McNiff Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. Board of Directors

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 20, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD) announced today that Audrey McNiff has been appointed to its board of directors. Her appointment will increase the board from seven to eight members.

Aerojet Rocketdyne to Provide ULA's Vulcan Centaur Key Propulsion for Next Generation of Air Force Launch Services

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The U.S. Air Force selected United Launch Alliance (ULA) as one of two launch service providers under the National Security Space Launch Phase 2 Launch Services Procurement (LSP). Aerojet Rocketdyne will provide two RL10 rocket engines to power the upper stage of ULA’s Vulcan Centaur launch vehicle, as well as the thrusters that control the stage while in flight and the composite overwrapped pressure vessels that store gases required for operation of the launch vehicle.

Aerojet Rocketdyne Announces CFO Transition

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Aug. 07, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD) announced today that Dan Boehle has been named as the company’s Chief Financial Officer. Boehle will report directly to CEO and President Eileen P. Drake and will be based out of the corporate headquarters in El Segundo, California.

NASA Perseverance's Mission to Mars Propelled by Aerojet Rocketdyne

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla., July 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aerojet Rocketdyne is playing a critical role in NASA’s latest mission to the red planet. NASA’s Mars 2020 mission with the Perseverance Rover is slated to launch on a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station on July 30. Designed to better understand the geology of Mars and seek signs of ancient life, Perseverance will ultimately make discoveries to pave the way for human exploration of Mars.