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The SI Names Jim Reagan As Chief Financial Officer : 01/10/2013

CHANTILLY, Va. (Jan. 10, 2013) - The SI Organization, Inc. (the SI) announced today that Jim Reagan has joined the company as Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer.

"We are very pleased to add Jim to our senior leadership team," said Bill Graham, President and CEO of the SI. "Jim's diverse experience and skill set make him uniquely qualified to lead our finance and business operations as we continue to grow our company."

"Jim will lead the development and...

Aerojet Employees Make 2012 a Year of Giving : 01/09/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Jan. 9, 2013) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its employees across the country rallied to provide assistance following the devastation of Hurricane Sandy last October. Aided with a dollar-for-dollar match by the GenCorp Foundation, Aerojet contributions to the American Red Cross and The Salvation Army for Hurricane Sandy disaster relief efforts totaled $22,160.

"The entire Aerojet family is humbled to be able to help those in need,"...

GenCorp Receives Modification to FTC’s Second Request in Connection with the Proposed Acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne : 01/08/2013

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Jan. 8, 2013) - GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY), headquartered in Sacramento, California, announced today that it has received a modification to the request for additional information ("Second Request") from the Federal Trade Commission ("FTC") in connection with the Company's proposed acquisition of Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne from United Technologies Corporation (NYSE: UTX). The modification excludes large and medium liquid rocket engines for launch vehicles...

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...

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