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Aug 23, 2012, 14:15 ET
Aerojet's LEO-7 Second Stage Rocket Motor Completes Successful Hot-Fire Test.  (PRNewsFoto/Aerojet)

Aerojet's LEO-7 Second Stage Rocket Motor Completes Successful Hot-Fire Test

 Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Low Earth Orbit (LEO)-7 second stage rocket motor successfully completed a...

Jul 23, 2012, 08:50 ET

Aerojet Names Warren M. Boley, Jr., as President

 Aerojet-General Corporation, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Warren M. Boley, Jr., will be joining Aerojet as its...

Apr 17, 2012, 08:30 ET
Aerojet 70 years logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Aerojet)

Aerojet Delivers 50th Flight-Ready Solid Rocket Booster to United Launch Alliance

 Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has delivered the 50th Solid Rocket Booster (SRB) to United Launch Alliance...

Feb 24, 2012, 20:38 ET

Aerojet Propulsion Propels Atlas V Launch Vehicle and Delivers MUOS Satellite to Orbit

 Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, provided its solid rocket boosters to the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Atlas V launch vehicle for the...

Jan 19, 2012, 20:50 ET
Aerojet 70 years logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Aerojet)

Aerojet Propulsion Helps Deliver Air Force's Wideband Global SATCOM Spacecraft

 Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its propulsion components assisted with today's launch and payload insertion...

Jan 12, 2012, 08:00 ET
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Aerojet Propulsion Adjusts Trajectory of NASA's Mars-bound Spacecraft

 Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its hydrazine thrusters powered a critical in-flight maneuver for NASA's Mars...

Dec 21, 2011, 17:12 ET

Aerojet's Sacramento Facility Achieves One Million Man Hours Without a Lost-time Injury

        Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Sacramento, Calif. headquarters has once...

Dec 02, 2011, 16:16 ET

Carlton Brewer Named Aerojet Huntsville Site Executive

   Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that Carlton Brewer has been appointed as site executive for its...

Nov 30, 2011, 16:35 ET

Successful GMLRS+ Rocket Flight Test Demonstrates New Aerojet Scalable Effects Warhead

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its new scalable effects warhead was successfully demonstrated on Lockheed Martin's Guided...

Nov 28, 2011, 16:30 ET

Aerojet and FTT Announce Major Next Generation Engine Milestone

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has successfully completed a major milestone in the development of a ground...

Nov 26, 2011, 11:57 ET
Mars Science Lab Sky Crane firing Aerojet MR-80B thrusters for descent to Mars. Credit: JPL.  (PRNewsFoto/Aerojet, JPL)

Aerojet Propulsion Boosts Next Generation Mars Science Laboratory Mission

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, helped launch a new era of planetary exploration by providing propulsion for NASA's Mars Science Laboratory...

Nov 22, 2011, 16:45 ET

Aerojet Completes Design Verification Testing on First MR-104G Engine for NASA's Orion Spacecraft

          Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, in conjunction with Lockheed Martin and NASA, has successfully...

Nov 21, 2011, 16:30 ET

Aerojet Selected to Complete Throttling Divert and Attitude Control System Development for the SM-3 Block IIA Missile

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has been competitively selected by Raytheon Missile Systems to complete the...

Nov 04, 2011, 09:00 ET

Aerojet Named NASA Glenn Research Center's Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, was named NASA Glenn Research Center's Large Business Prime Contractor of the Year for its commitment to...

Oct 28, 2011, 09:29 ET

Aerojet's AJ10 Engine Helps Boost NASA's National Polar-Orbiting Environmental Satellite System Preparatory Project to Orbit

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its AJ10 engine successfully powered the second stage of today's United Launch Alliance (ULA)...

Oct 24, 2011, 16:30 ET

John Luddy Named Vice President of Aerojet's Washington, D.C. Office

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE:GY) company, announced today that John Luddy has joined Aerojet to head the Washington, D.C. office. Since 2002, Mr....

Sep 29, 2011, 08:00 ET
Aerojet's AJ26 Engine Performs in Test Firing at Stennis Space Center.  (PRNewsFoto/Aerojet, NASA)

Aerojet's AJ26 Flight Engine Delivers Successful Hot-Fire Test for Orbital's Taurus II Space Launch Vehicle

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that along with NASA and Orbital Sciences Corporation (NYSE: ORB) (Orbital), the team...

Sep 28, 2011, 22:00 ET

Aerojet Announces Milestone Reached with EPA Order

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that on Sept. 20, 2011, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a...

Sep 23, 2011, 16:32 ET

Aerojet's Huntsville Office Expansion Aligns Company for Future Growth

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today the expansion of its Huntsville offices to provide its local customers with additional...

Sep 10, 2011, 12:54 ET

Aerojet Engine Helps Launch GRAIL Lunar Mission

Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced that its AJ10 engine successfully powered the second stage of today's Delta II launch carrying a...