Aerojet Rocketdyne supports launch of US national security payload

Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc., a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), has supported the launch of a national security payload for the US government, the company said.

The company said the mission was launched from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station in Florida aboard a United Launch Alliance Atlas V rocket. Aerojet Rocketdyne propulsion included two AJ-60A solid rocket boosters, the RL10C-1 upper-stage engine, six helium pressurization tanks and a dozen Centaur upper-stage reaction control thrusters (RCS).

Aerojet Rocketdyne provides propulsion and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems in the aerospace industry.