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Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded U.S. Navy Contract to Mature Power and Energy Management Systems for Underwater Unmanned Vehicles : 03/24/2017

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 24, 2017) – 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 mature and demonstrate the system’s software capabilities, which will enable the Navy to prioritize and schedule fielded UUVs that...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports ULA Launch of Wideband Global SATCOM Spacecraft for the U.S. Military : 03/18/2017

 SACRAMENTO, Calif. (March 18, 2017) - 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 IV rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion systems included the RS-68A booster engine, the RL10B-2 upper-stage engine, 14 helium pressurization...

L3 Telemetry & RF Products Supports the Successful Launch of the Iridium NEXT Satellite Constellation : 03/15/2017

SAN DIEGO, Calif. (March 14, 2017) – L3 Telemetry & RF Products (L3 T&RF), a proud member of the Iridium Communications Inc. (IRDM) team, announced today that its CDU-100 command link decryptor and InControl™ commanding software successfully supported the January 14 launch of the first group of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. Iridium NEXT marks the largest order for L3’s CDU-100, with a total of 80 units to be delivered for the full constellation. 

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SDA and AGI to launch next generation Space Traffic Management service : 03/06/2017

AGI's ComSpOC to power a major SDC upgrade to manage space traffic and mitigate the effects of Radio Frequency Interference in the geostationary orbit regime

Isle of Man and Exton, PA, USA (March 6, 2017) - The Space Data Association (SDA) and Analytical Graphics, Inc. (AGI) have entered into a long term agreement to launch an upgraded Space Data Center (SDC) Space Traffic Management (STM) service, powered by ComSpOC.

SDC 2.0, which will be available to all members of the SDA, has a highly accurate, independently generated catalogue of space objects which will grow to include objects larger than 20cm in and traversing the GEO arc, and will...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Receives Outstanding Achievement Award for its Role in Helping to Save Stranded Satellite : 08/20/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 20, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, has received the Outstanding Achievement Award from the Electric Propulsion Technical Committee at the American Institute of Aeronautics & Astronautics for its contribution to the Advanced Extremely High Frequency-1 (AEHF-1) Rescue Team. The team, which included two other aerospace companies and the U.S. Air Force, helped save the AEHF-1 military communications satellite and place it...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Awarded Defense Contract for Large Scale Additive Manufacturing : 08/18/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug 18, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, was recently awarded a contract by Wright-Patterson Air Force Base through the Defense Production Act Title III Office for large-scale additive manufacturing development and demonstration. The contract will secure multiple large selective laser melting machines to develop liquid rocket engine applications for national security space launch services. Aerojet Rocketdyne and its subcontractors...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes CST-100 Work for Commercial Crew Integrated Capability Contract : 08/07/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 7, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, completed its Commercial Crew Integrated Capability (CCiCap) commitment in support of Boeing’s CST-100 spacecraft that will help open a new era of spaceflight and carry people to low-Earth orbit from American soil once again.

A CST-100 partner and team member since 2010, Aerojet Rocketdyne’s CCiCap work continued the development of the service module and launch abort propulsion system...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Fourth Successful Launch into Orbit in 30 Days : 08/02/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Aug. 2, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped successfully propel another, in a series of Global Positioning System (GPS) IIF military navigation satellites, into orbit today – the fourth launch in 30 days. The latest mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne launch vehicle propulsion included an RL10A-4-2 upper-stage engine, a...

Aerojet Rocketdyne Supports Launch of AFSPC-4 Mission : 07/29/2014

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (July 29, 2014) – Aerojet Rocketdyne, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, supported yesterday’s successful launch of two Geosynchronous Space Situational Awareness Program (GSSAP) satellites into orbit to help detect and track space objects as part of the Air Force Space Command-4 (AFSPC-4) mission. The mission, which also carried an Automated Navigation and Guidance Experiment for Local Space (ANGELS) satellite into orbit, was launched from Cape Canaveral Air...

NanoRacks to Team with SSL for Potential Contract Awards Under the U.S. Air Force Hosted Payload Solutions Program (HoPs) : 07/22/2014

Washington, D.C. (July 22, 2014) - The United States Air Force has awarded a five year IDIQ contract opportunity to SSL under the Hosted Payload Solutions Program (HoPs) in order to facilitate the placement of payloads designed for Geostationary (GEO) and Low-Earth (LEO) orbit.

NanoRacks is pleased to be one of the SSL LEO team services providers, utilizing its External Payload Platform as a test-bed for sensors and advanced electronics, located outside the International Space Station....

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