Space Industry • Member since 2007
Aerojet, a GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) company, is a major space and defense contractor specialising in missile and space propulsion, and defense and armaments. Since the company was founded in 1942, it has led the way in the development of crucial technology and products that have kept America strong and furthered human’s exploration of space. Aerospace and Defense — includes the operations of Aerojet-General Corporation (Aerojet) which develops and manufactures propulsion systems for defense and space applications, armament systems for precision tactical weapon systems and munitions applications.
We are one of the largest providers of such propulsion systems in the United States of America (U.S.) and the only U.S. company that provides both solid and liquid propellant based systems. Primary customers served include major prime contractors to the U.S. government, the Department of Defense (DoD), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). (2008 Annual report). Solid rocket motors, liquid rocket engines, airbreathing propulsion, electric propulsion, warheads, fire suppression, speciality metals, composite structures.
Aerojet is a leader in the development and manufacture of aerospace propulsion systems, precision tactical weapon systems, and armament systems, including warhead and munitions applications. Aerojet is the second leading provider in both the solid and liquid propulsion market areas, as well as the number one provider in the tactical segment area of solid propulsion. Long recognised as a developer of new technology, Aerojet continues to meet emerging defense and aerospace propulsion needs and is well-positioned to benefit from the increased focus on and funding of defense and space programs. Aerojet’s capabilities include a full spectrum of aerospace and defense products.