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Aerojet Awarded SM-3 Solid Divert and Attitude Control System Contract : 01/08/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2013) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that the Missile Defense Agency (MDA) has awarded the company a multi-million dollar contract to develop advanced Solid Divert and Attitude Control System (SDACS) technologies for the Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IIB interceptor.

This development contract will advance SDACS technology to increase flight duration, mission flexibility and overall performance required for the SM-3 IIB missile,...

NEA Electronics Inc. Completes Its Acquisition of Rocketstar Robotics, Inc. : 01/08/2013

MOORPARK, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2013) - On December 21, 2012, NEA® Electronics, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ensign-Bickford Aerospace & Defense Company (EBA&D) closed on its acquisition of Rocketstar Robotics, Inc. The terms of the transaction were not released. Rocketstar Robotics, Inc. provides motors, gearboxes, and actuator mechanisms for spacecraft applications such as driving solar arrays or positioning communication antennae.

In 2011, NEA and Rocketstar entered...

Aerojet Announces Maintenance, Repair and Operations Management Agreement : 12/14/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Dec. 13, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today the recent signing of a multi-year master agreement with Storeroom Solutions, Inc. (SSI) to deploy a flexible, integrated supply chain service model for all maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) material requirements across the enterprise. This alliance will unify all operating site locations and aggregate the total spend under a single enterprise Management Services Agreement.

SSI is a full...

Aerojet Technology Supported Today’s Launch of the U.S. Air Force Orbital Test Vehicle : 12/12/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Dec. 11, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its rockets and thrusters were instrumental in today's launch of the U.S. Air Force's orbital test vehicle.

The orbital test vehicle was launched aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. Eight Aerojet retro rockets also assisted with the Atlas Centaur separation from the launch vehicle. In addition, 12 Aerojet monopropellant (hydrazine) thrusters on the Atlas V Centaur upper stage...

Aerojet Employees Support U.S. Troops Overseas with Care Packages and Holiday Greeting Cards : 12/06/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Dec. 6, 2012) -  Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced at its leadership training event on Wednesday, Dec. 5, that more than 120 Aerojet executives and managers from around the country assembled dozens of care packages for U.S. troops as part of a team building exercise.

A total of 30 large care packages containing items such as toiletries, medicine, socks, playing cards and snacks were assembled by teams in just 30 minutes. Aerojet President Warren...

Aerojet Recognizes Local Engineer for Technical Innovation : 12/05/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Dec. 5, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Technical Principal Dr. Gary Luke (pictured, below left) was presented with the R.B. Young Technical Innovation Award at an award ceremony held Monday night, Dec. 3, in Luke's honor.

Luke received the award for his development of a Transient Energy Management & Performance (TEMP) Code, a multidimensional physics-based "branching" computer code used to analyze complex 3D systems. "TEMP...

GMV USA to Provide Engineering Analysis Archiving and Trending System to Next-Generation GOES-R Series Weather Satellites : 12/04/2012

ROCKVILLE, MD (Dec. 4, 2012) - GMV USA (www.usa.gmv.com), has been contracted by Harris Corporation to provide its flight proven software product for the ground system of the Geostationary Operational Environmental Satellite R-Series, also known as GOES-R.

GOES-R is the next generation of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) geostationary weather satellites, scheduled to launch in 2015. Its mission will be to provide data for...

Shereen Hanafi Heads up Corporate Communications at Thuraya : 12/04/2012

DUBAI (Dec. 4, 2012) - Thuraya announced today that Shereen Hanafi has been appointed Director of Communications at Thuraya. In the newly created role, she reports to T. Sanford Jewett, Vice President of Marketing at Thuraya. She is responsible for the Company's global communications strategy including media relations and corporate communications.

Shereen brings nearly 15 years of experience in the fields of corporate communications, marketing and product management in satellite and...

GMV Named to World's “Top 50” Space Manufacturing and Service Companies : 11/21/2012

ROCKVILLE, MD. (Nov. 20, 2012) - GMV (www.gmv.com), a multinational technology company with U.S. Headquarters in Rockville, Md. (www.usa.gmv.com) and the world's leading supplier of ground control systems for commercial satellites, has been named to Space News' "Top 50 List" of the world's largest space manufacturing and service companies. This is the third year GMV has made this industry-recognized list, illustrating...

Aerojet Announces Arrow Electronics Agreement : 11/20/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Nov. 20, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today the signing of a multi-year master agreement with Arrow Electronics. The agreement covers procurement of approximately 65 percent of Aerojet's electronic component requirements.

Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions with 2011 sales of $21.4 billion. Arrow Zeus, its...

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