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Aerojet Delivers 100th HiPAT™ Thruster : 06/28/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 28, 2012) – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, is marking the delivery of its 100th R-4D-15 High Performance Apogee Thruster (HiPAT™) to Boeing Space & Intelligence Systems in a ceremony today at Aerojet’s Redmond production facility. The event is commemorating the milestone delivery and the R-4D record of 100 percent mission success throughout five decades of service.

As the premier apogee engine of choice for raising...

Aerojet Rocket Motors Consistently Deliver for Standard Missile-3 Intercepts : 06/27/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2012) – Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its rocket motors once again successfully contributed to the second consecutive intercept test of Raytheon’s Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB. During the test, the missile intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile target. Aerojet’s MK 72 booster and MK 104 dual-thrust rocket motor provided the first- and second-stage propulsion while Aerojet’s Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS)...

GenCorp President & CEO to Ring Closing Bell on NASDAQ Market : 06/27/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 27, 2012)Today, GenCorp (NYSE: GY) and Aerojet President and Chief Executive Officer Scott Seymour will be ringing the NASDAQ market closing bell at 4 p.m. ET in New York City.

“We’re honored to have this opportunity,” said Seymour. “As GenCorp prepares to mark nearly a century of service, it is a great time to share our story and accomplishments.”

As a major technology manufacturing company headquartered in Sacramento, GenCorp drives the success...

Aerojet Presents Exceptional Supplier Award to ValveTech : 06/20/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (June 20, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has recognized ValveTech Inc. of Phelps New York with an Exceptional Supplier Award for the corporation's 20 consecutive months of on-time deliveries.

ValveTech is a key supplier to Aerojet for its monopropellant hydrazine product line. The company furnishes valves for the majority of the approximately 400 thrusters per year that Aerojet's Redmond facility delivers throughout the global marketplace....

Thuraya Enhances IP Services in Asia via Point Of Presence in Singapore : 05/31/2012

Abu Dhabi (May 31, 2012) - Thuraya Telecommunications Company, the leading international mobile satellite operator today announced that it has established a Point Of Presence (POP) and Meet Me Point (MMP) in Singapore, enhancing the performance of its high-speed broadband terminal, Thuraya IP, in the region. The POP guarantees IP consumers, especially media broadcasters, faster and cost effective streaming services from the remotest location to newsrooms and data centers anywhere in Asia.

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Aerojet and Teledyne Brown Engineering Host Alabama Governor for Rocket Engine Factory Milestone Event : 05/14/2012

THOUSAND OAKS and SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 14, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company and its strategic alliance partner Teledyne Brown Engineering, Inc., a subsidiary of Teledyne Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:TDY), announced today that the companies hosted Alabama Governor Robert Bentley, along with Congressman Mo Brooks and several other dignitaries at Teledyne Brown's headquarters in Huntsville, Ala.

The event demonstrated the technical and program progress the partners have made since...

Aerojet Rocket Motors Propel Successful Standard Missile-3 Intercept : 05/10/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 10, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that it contributed to last night's successful flight test of Raytheon's Standard Missile-3 (SM-3) Block IB where the missile intercepted and destroyed a ballistic missile target. Aerojet's MK 72 booster and MK 104 dual-thrust rocket motor provided the first and second stage propulsion while Aerojet's Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System (TDACS) maneuvered the SM-3 Kinetic Warhead into the target for the final...

Aerojet Solid Rocket Boosters Help Launch Military Communications Satellite : 05/04/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (May 4, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its Solid Rocket Boosters (SRBs) helped power today's launch of United Launch Alliance's (ULA) Atlas V rocket carrying a military payload.

Launching in its 531 configuration, the Atlas V vehicle relied on the power of three Aerojet SRBs. Each SRB measures 67-feet long and provides an average of 250,000 pounds of thrust. Aerojet SRBs have flown in previous vehicle configurations using one, two, three and five...

Aerojet Completes Testing of Next-Generation Exploration Thruster : 04/26/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (April 26, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it successfully completed development testing of its MR-104H 100 lbf-class monopropellant hydrazine thruster.

Working with Boeing Exploration Launch Systems and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center, Aerojet successfully completed environmental and hot-fire performance testing of the MR-104H in Redmond, Wash. The MR-104 product line matured under NASA's Constellation program and is applicable for future...

Aerojet Propulsion Propels Atlas V Launch Vehicle and Delivers MUOS Satellite to Orbit : 02/24/2012

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Feb. 24, 2012) - Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, provided its solid rocket boosters to the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle for the inaugural launch of the U.S. Navy's five-satellite Mobile User Object System (MUOS). Built by Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT), MUOS is a next-generation narrowband tactical satellite communications system that will significantly improve ground communications for U.S. forces on the move.

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