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Wednesday, April 19th, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Helps Deliver Resupply Mission to International Space Station

SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), helped propel the Orbital ATK Cygnus cargo spacecraft on its seventh operational delivery flight under the NASA Commercial Resupply Services contract, transporting supplies and materials to the International Space Station. The flight, Orbital ATK CRS-7, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force

Tuesday, April 11th, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Expands Competitive Improvement Program to Drive Affordability and Position for Future Growth

SACRAMENTO, Calif.- Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), announced plans for the next phase of its Competitive Improvement Program (CIP) that was launched in 2015. The next phase (Phase II) includes additional consolidation and optimization of Aerojet Rocketdyne facilities over the next two years. “We are two years into the

Monday, April 3rd, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Achieves 3-D Printing Milestone with Successful Testing of Full-Scale RL10 Copper Thrust Chamber Assembly

SACRAMENTO, Calif., April 03, 2017  — Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD) has successfully hot-fire tested a full-scale, additively manufactured thrust chamber assembly for the RL10 rocket engine that was built from a copper alloy using selective laser melting (SLM) technology, which is often referred to as 3-D printing. Aerojet Rocketdyne

Sunday, March 26th, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded U.S. Navy Contract to Mature Power and Energy Management Systems for Underwater Unmanned Vehicles

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has received a $1.6 million contract from the U.S. Navy to mature the demonstration capabilities of a power and energy management system that will allow underwater unmanned vehicles (UUVs) to be charged wirelessly undersea. Under the contract, Aerojet Rocketdyne will also

Monday, March 20th, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports ULA Launch of Wideband Global SATCOM Spacecraft for the U.S. Military

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), played a major role in successfully launching and placing the ninth Wideband Global SATCOM (WGS-9) spacecraft into orbit for the U.S. military. The mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta

Monday, March 6th, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Intelsat 33e Communications Satellite Mission

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Rocket engines made by Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), are now providing in-flight maneuvers for the Intelsat 33e communications satellite, which launched aboard an Ariane 5 rocket from Guiana Space Centre in French Guiana on Aug. 24. Boeing Satellite Systems International, which built the satellite, has announced that

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Key Milestone Completed for NASA’s Orion Spacecraft to Ensure Astronaut Safety

REDMOND, Wash. – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently completed hot-fire acceptance testing of eight auxiliary engines that will be used on the first flight of NASA’s Orion spacecraft with the Space Launch System rocket, slated to launch in 2018. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/2fb2ecb3-4512-4575-9488-02ae8ace74be Orion’s

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of Classified Satellite for the U.S. Government

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), successfully supported the launch of a classified payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The mission was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems on the Atlas V

Monday, February 27th, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Opens New Facility on Cape Canaveral

SACRAMENTO, Calif., – Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), announced that Coleman Aerospace today unveiled its new Space Coast Integration & Test Facility at Cape Canaveral Air Force Station. Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace, Inc. consummated its previously announced acquisition of Coleman Aerospace from L3 Technologies, Inc. earlier today. “With the

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2017

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s AR1 Engine Sets U.S. Record

STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss.- Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), recently demonstrated the highest chamber pressure of any United States produced liquid oxygen and kerosene main combustion system. This milestone occurred during a series of successful test firings of the AR1’s staged combustion system at NASA’s Stennis Space Center. Preparations for

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