Aerojet Rocketdyne names new SVP to defense business unit

Aerojet Rocketdyne has announced it has named Tyler Evans as senior vice president of the Defense Business Unit, the company said.

Evans joined Aerojet Rocketdyne in January 2014 as vice president of its Rocket Shop Defense Advanced Programs unit. Over the last several years, he has led Aerojet Rocketdyne efforts to capture and successfully execute new programs in strategic propulsion systems, hypersonic propulsion systems and undersea warfare systems.

As senior vice president of Aerojet Rocketdyne´s Defense Business Unit, Evans will oversee all Aerojet Rocketdyne missile defense, air defense, tactical and strategic systems, as well as ballistic missile target programs that directly support critical US defense initiatives. He will also serve as the primary interface with the Missile Defense Agency, US Air Force, Army, Navy and other major customers who utilize Aerojet Rocketdyne´s defense propulsion systems and services.

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: AJRD) is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion systems and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, and tactical systems areas, in support of domestic and international customers.