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Greg Jones to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as Strategy & Business Devt SVP

Greg Jones, former vice president of corporate business development and international programs at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), has been named senior VP of strategy and business development at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) in a move that takes effect Feb. 5. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday Jones will oversee strategic planning, customer alignment growth initiatives as well as …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Taps Former Orbital ATK Exec Mohammed Khan as Defense SVP; Eileen Drake Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne has hired Mohammed Khan Jr., formerly vice president for government, commercial and international space systems initiatives at Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), to serve as senior VP of the Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE: AJRD) subsidiary’s new defense business unit. Khan will report to CEO and President Eileen Drake and oversee company programs with its …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Agrees to Buy L3’s Coleman Aerospace Subsidiary; Eileen Drake Comments

Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (NYSE: AJRD) has agreed to acquire L3 Technologies‘ (NYSE: LLL) Coleman Aerospace business for $15 million cash in a push to expand the former’s systems engineering and mission analysis expertise. Coleman Aerospace will be renamed “Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Inc.” upon closure of the deal and is forecast to generate nearly $40 million in …

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Jerry Tarnacki, John Schneider Take New VP Roles at Aerojet Rocketdyne

Jerry Tarnacki, vice president of quality and mission assurance at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD), has been named senior VP of the firm’s newly created space business unit. Tarnacki will directly report to Eileen Drake, Aerojet’s president and CEO, and manage all programs related to defense, NASA, space and launch strategies, …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne Completes Tests on Boeing’s CST-100 Launch Abort Engines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Nov. 2, 2016 — Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) has completed several hot fire tests on two launch abort engines intended to support the propulsion system of Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) CST-100 Starliner service module, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday the tests sought to determine the capacity of the …

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UTC Vet Paul Lundstrom to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as CFO, Finance VP; Eileen Drake Comments

Paul Lundstrom, formerly vice president of investor relations at United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), has been appointed chief financial officer and vice president of finance at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD). Lundstrom will succeed the departing CFO Kathy Redd on Nov. 7 and will report directly to President and CEO Eileen Drake …

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Boeing Gets 1st Aerojet Rocketdyne Delivery of Starliner Propulsion Hardware

TYSONS CORNER, VA, Oct. 20, 2016 — Boeing (NYSE: BA) has received the first set of propulsion system hardware for the CST-100 Starliner spacecraft from Aerojet Rocketdyne, ExecutiveBiz reported Wednesday. Aerojet Rocketdyne said Tuesday the delivery includes the low-pressure port and starboard manifold assemblies. The propulsion system will work to provide launch-abort function …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Consolidate 6 Business Units Into Defense, Space Organizations

Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) will combine its six business units into defense and space organizations as part of a corporate reorganization effort. The company said Monday the future senior vice presidents of Aerojet Rocketdyne Inc.‘s defense and space businesses will report directly to Eileen Drake,  president and CEO of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings. …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Help NASA Develop Electric Propulsion Flight System

Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) has been awarded a three-year, $67 million contract to design and build electric propulsion technology for use in NASA‘s deep-space exploration missions. The company will help develop a propulsion system that will comprise a thruster, a power processing unit, an electrical harness and a low-pressure xenon flow controller, NASA said Wednesday. …

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ULA Vet Scott Ward to Join Aerojet Rocketdyne as Engineering VP

Scott Ward, a former director of engines and motors at the United Launch Alliance, will join Sacramento, Calif.-based propulsion technology manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE:AJRD) as vice president of engineering. The 27-year aerospace engineering veteran will assume his new role on April 4 to offer more than 27 years of aerospace engineering, program management and product development experience, Aerojet …

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