Aerojet Rocketdyne has announced it been selected to provide a large solid rocket motor system and a post-boost propulsion system as part of Northrop Grumman´s nationwide Ground Based Strategic Deterrent (GBSD) team, the company said.
Northrop Grumman is competing for the Engineering, Manufacturing and Development (EMD) phase of the GBSD program.
Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion has powered every US Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM) ever flown or fielded. Aerojet Rocketdyne has invested to provide advanced and affordable propulsion solutions for GBSD and other future national security requirements.
Aerojet Rocketdyne´s new Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville, Alabama, and its nearly completed Engineering, Manufacturing & Development Facility in Camden, Arkansas, are designed to provide large solid rocket motors for GBSD and other programs more quickly and at less cost. The company has also invested in precision post-boost propulsion technology at its Canoga Park, California, facility.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), is an 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.