Aerojet Rocketdyne selected by Lockheed Martin to power DARPA OpFires missile

Aerojet Rocketdyne selected by Lockheed Martin to power DARPA OpFires missile

Aerojet Rocketdyne has been selected by Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control to build an advanced solid rocket motor booster for the second stage of a U.S. Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) hypersonic weapon system, known as Operational Fires, or OpFires. “We continue to push the envelope in our hypersonic propulsion technologies, whether by […]

Aerojet Rocketdyne Secures its largest RL10 Engine Contract from United Launch Alliance

Aerojet Rocketdyne Secures its largest RL10 Engine Contract from United Launch Alliance

United Launch Alliance (ULA) recently awarded the largest RL10 contract ever to Aerojet Rocketdyne to deliver 116 RL10C-X engines for its Vulcan Centaur rocket. The new engines will support ULA as it works to fulfill its commitments under a contract they recently received from Amazon, as part of the largest commercial launch contract in history, […]

Rocket Lab Appoints Arjun Kampani As General Counsel

Rocket Lab Appoints Arjun Kampani As General Counsel

The former Aerojet Rocketdyne executive joins Rocket Lab with nearly two decades of aerospace experience and will lead all legal, governance, ethics, and compliance matters Rocket Lab has announced that Arjun Kampani will join the Company as Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, effective April 11, 2022. Kampani will lead Rocket Lab’s legal […]

DARPA, AFRL, Lockheed Martin And Aerojet Rocketdyne Team Successfully Demonstrate HAWC, Hypersonic Air-Breathing Weapon Concept

DARPA, AFRL, Lockheed Martin And Aerojet Rocketdyne Team Successfully Demonstrate HAWC, Hypersonic Air-Breathing Weapon Concept

Historic Hypersonic Flight The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), Lockheed Martin and Aerojet Rocketdyne team successfully flight tested the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC). This historic flight reached speeds in excess of Mach 5, altitudes greater than 65,000 feet and furthers the understanding of operations in the high-speed flight […]

NASA’s First Planetary Defense Mission Propelled by Aerojet Rocketdyne

“Aerojet Rocketdyne’s role on this mission is two-fold: enabling the DART spacecraft to successfully navigate and impact its target with our chemical propulsion system, and demonstrating an innovative, new electric propulsion technology that could support future deep space, national security space and commercial missions,” said Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and President Eileen P. Drake.