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Orbital ATK, Aerojet to Test Lockheed-Built Rocket’s Propulsion System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, March 8, 2016 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA) and Aerojet Rocketdyne have received separate contracts from the U.S. Army to test propulsion systems for the Lockheed Martin-built (NYSE: LMT) Guided Multiple-Launch Rocket System, ExecutiveBiz reported Monday. The Defense Department said Friday the Army awarded a $17.8 million contract to …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne, ULA Join Air Force’s EELV Propulsion Tech Development Program

Aerojet Rocketdyne and United Launch Alliance have won separate “other transaction” agreements worth a combined $161.9 million to build rocket engine prototypes under the U.S. Air Force‘s Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle initiative. The Air Force said Monday the $115.3 million OTA with Aerojet Rocketdyne centers on the development of the company’s liquid oxygen/kerosene-based propulsion system AR1. Aerojet …

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Orbital ATK, Northrop, Aerojet Rocketdyne to Help Build US Rocket Engines

TYSONS CORNER, VA, December 30, 2015 — Orbital ATK (NYSE: OA), Northrop Grumman (NYSE: NOC) and Aerojet Rocketdyne will help research efforts to build a U.S. counterpart of the Russian RD-180 engine under U.S. Air Force contracts worth $14.5 million combined, ExecutiveBiz reported Tuesday. SpaceNews reported Monday the work of the three companies …

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Jerry Tarnacki Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as Quality, Mission Assurance VP; Eileen Drake Comments

Jerry Tarnacki, formerly vice president of aftermarket services at Pratt & Whitney, has joined Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) as quality and mission assurance VP. He will be based at the company’s facility in West Palm Beach, Florida, Aerojet Rocketdyne said Monday. “Jerry brings a wealth of expertise in the areas …

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Reuters: Aerojet Rocketdyne Parent Mulls Bid Increase for United Launch Alliance

The parent company of Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) plans to meet with outside advisers as it weighs options to raise its acquisition offer for the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance, Reuters reported Thursday. Aerojet Rocketdyne’s spokesman Glenn Mahone told Reuters reporter Andrea Shalal that ULA and Aerojet Rocketdyne are still …

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Boeing, Lockheed Reject ULA Acquisition Bid From Aerojet Rocketdyne; Chris Chadwick Comments

Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) have agreed to turn down Aerojet Rocketdyne‘s (NYSE: AJRD) $2 billion cash offer to acquire United Launch Alliance, the Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. Andy Pasztor writes Aerojet Rocketdyne was not given access to the Boeing-Lockheed joint venture’s books before the rocket …

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Boeing Vet Jim Simpson Joins Aerojet Rocketdyne as Strategy, BD SVP

Jim Simpson, former vice president of business development and strategy for Boeing‘s (NYSE: BA) network and space systems, has been appointed as senior VP of strategy and business development at Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) in a move that takes effect Sept. 21. He will report to CEO and President Eileen Drake and oversee the company’s efforts to …

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WSJ: Aerojet Rocketdyne Parent Offers $2B for Boeing-Lockheed Launch JV

The parent company of Aerojet Rocketdyne has offered to acquire the Boeing (NYSE: BA)-Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) joint venture United Launch Alliance for approximately $2 billion in cash, the Wall Street Journal reported Tuesday. Andy Pasztor and Dana Mattioli write Aerojet Rocketdyne and ULA are in “advanced talks” on the all-cash offer and could announce a transaction …

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Eileen Drake: Aerojet Rocketdyne Sells Energy Portfolio to Gas Technology Institute

The Gas Technology Institute has bought the energy assets of Aerojet Rocketdyne (NYSE: AJRD) with the intent to accelerate the development of energy efficiency products for government and commercial sectors. Eileen Drake, Aerojet Rocketdyne president and CEO, said Monday the company decided to divest its energy business to focus on the …

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Aerojet Rocketdyne to Develop Digital Factory Environment for Propulsion Subsystems

Aerojet Rocketdyne has won a $12, 290, 494 contract with the Missile Defense Agency to develop a digital factory environment for propulsion subsystems. The agency’s goal for the project is to design, manufacturing and supply chain of propulsion components, the Defense Department said Thursday. Aerojet Rocketdyne will perform work in Rancho …

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