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2nd flight test of hypersonic vehicle launched from B-52 - NewsFebruary 23, 2023
HUNTSVILLE, Alabama. A hypersonic scramjet engine-powered vehicle was tested in a recent flight using the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC), marking the second flight test of the vehicle by a team comprising of Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Aerojet Rocketdyne, and Lockheed Martin, vehicle manufacturer Aerojet Rocketdyne annonced in a statement.
L3Harris to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne in $4.7 billion transaction - NewsDecember 19, 2022
MELBOURNE, Fla. L3Harris Technologies has agreed to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings (El Segundo, California) in an all-cash transaction valued at $4.7 billion, inclusive of net debt; the deal is expected to finalize in 2023, pending regulatory approvals.
Hypersonic air-breathing weapon demoed with Lockheed Martin - NewsApril 06, 2022
PALMDALE, Calif. The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), Air Force Research Lab (AFRL), Lockheed Martin, and Aerojet Rocketdyne team have flight tested the Hypersonic Air-breathing Weapon Concept (HAWC).
Lockheed Martin won't proceed with deal to acquire Aerojet Rocketdyne - NewsFebruary 14, 2022
BETHESDA, Md. Lockheed Martin has terminated its agreement to acquire aerospace and defense company Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, following the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) lawsuit filed during January seeking a preliminary injunction to block the acquisition on antitrust grounds.
Hypersonic-weapon piece of DARPA project tested by Aerojet Rocketdyne - NewsJune 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 - NewsApril 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 - NewsFebruary 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.