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Hypersonic-weapon piece of DARPA project tested by Aerojet Rocketdyne - News

June 21, 2021

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Missile-propulsion company Aerojet Rocketdyne reports a successful test of a full-scale advanced solid rocket motor as part of an ongoing series of trials to support Phase 2 of the Operational Fires (OpFires) program, an effort mounted by the U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a ground-launched tactical hypersonic weapon.


Hydrogen-fueled engine for Delta IV Heavy Launch Vehicle passes final hot-fire acceptance test - News

April 12, 2021

NASA -- STENNIS SPACE CENTER, Miss. The powerful hydrogen-fueled rocket engine built by Aerojet Rocketdyne, the RS-68A, completed its final hot-fire acceptance test in preparation for its use on the United Launch Alliance (ULA) Delta IV Heavy launch vehicle.


Radioisotope power systems for deep-space missions ordered from Aerojet Rocketdyne - News

February 12, 2021

LOS ANGELES. Aerojet Rocketdyne recently received a contract award to deliver up to two multi-mission radioisotope thermoelectric generators (MMRTG) -- radioisotope power systems that have been used as reliable electrical power sources on multiple deep-space missions -- to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for use in future planetary science missions.


Lockheed Martin to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne, seeks growth in hypersonics and space - News

December 21, 2020

BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire aerospace and defense engine maker Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings for $56 per share in cash, expected to be reduced to $51 per share after the payment of a preclosing special dividend; the deal will operate on a postdividend equity value of $4.6 billion and a total transaction value of $4.4 billion, including the assumption of net cash.


Hot-fire tests of air-breathing hypersonic engine completed with Aerojet Rocketdyne - News

December 16, 2020

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. Aerojet Rocketdyne and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) claim to have achieved record levels of thrust by a scramjet engine. The AFRL-Aerojet Rocketdyne team completed a series of hot-fire tests of an advanced air-breathing hypersonic engine under the U.S. Air Force’s Medium Scale Critical Components (MSCC) program.


OpFires program charts another milestone in quest for ground-launched hypersonic missile - News

July 21, 2020

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Aerojet Rocketdyne reports successful completion of its second series of propulsion-system tests in support of the Operational Fires (OpFires) program, a project spearheaded by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop a ground-launched tactical hypersonic missile.


DARPA chooses propulsion tech for Glide Breaker hypersonic interceptor - News

February 11, 2020
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. Aerojet Rocketdyne has won a contract worth up to $19.6 million from the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop enabling technologies for its advanced hypersonic defense interceptor, known as Glide Breaker.