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2010-07-27 16:10:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its specialty metals facility, Aerojet Ordnance Tennessee (AOT), has received AS9100B certification. AS9100 certification is the premium quality system standard for companies operating in the aerospace industry as well as an Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) requirement for subcontractors. AOT's certification is the culmination of a three-month effort that was fast-tracked...

2010-07-08 20:20:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its Redmond operations has been awarded United Space Alliance's (USA) prestigious Space Flight Awareness Supplier Award. With only 21 awards granted by USA throughout the last decade, this honor is granted to companies that consistently provide outstanding performance in support of NASA's human space flight programs. Aerojet was nominated by USA logistics engineer, Roy Good,...

2010-06-29 16:17:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 29 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced the company's Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) boost motor performed nominally during a low endo-atmospheric engagement of a unitary target. This test was conducted today at the Pacific Missile Range in Kauai, Hawaii during the THAAD Flight Test 14. THAAD is a mobile missile defense technology designed to intercept and destroy short-to-intermediate-range ballistic missiles...

2010-06-28 16:16:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) has named Aerojet as the 2010 Sustaining Benefactor of the Year for the Society of Women Engineers for Region A. This prestigious award recognizes companies that provide significant contributions to assist the SWE with career guidance, outreach, diversity pursuits, and community goals, either through generous funding or in-kind resource...

2010-06-28 15:30:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) announced today that Linda Beech Cutler, formerly GenCorp vice president, Corporate Communications has assumed the newly created position of vice president, Corporate Responsibility, and that Glenn Mahone, formerly Aerojet executive director, Strategic Communications, has been named vice president, Communications. "The formation of the office of Corporate Responsibility reflects the Company's commitment to...

2010-06-14 15:59:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that it has signed an agreement with NEC Corporation (TSE:6701) to jointly supply HAYABUSA-derived ion propulsion systems for the U.S. and Japanese aerospace markets. These ion propulsion systems provide significant advantages for geosynchronous satellites and deep space missions through fuel efficiencies over 10 times higher than those of conventional propulsion systems. The...

2010-06-04 17:34:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- GenCorp Inc. (NYSE: GY) announced that Kathy Redd, its chief financial officer, was named the Sacramento Business Journal's 2010 "CFO of the Year" in the Large Company Category at an awards event held today in Sacramento. Named GenCorp CFO in 2009 after serving as acting CFO, Redd assumed the financial helm of the Company during a challenging period. At the time, GenCorp faced significant cash flow concerns and looming debt challenges....

2010-06-03 08:00:00

SACRAMENTO and ROSEVILLE, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, Solar Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: SOPW) and SMUD announced today that the companies have completed a 2.4 megawatt (MW) expansion of the existing 3.6 MW solar system at Aerojet's Sacramento, Calif. facility. The site is located within the Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) and has now increased its total capacity to 6MW, making it the largest single-site industrial...

2010-05-28 18:31:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, congratulates the United Launch Alliance and all of its industry partners on the 50th anniversary of the Delta rocket's inaugural launch. The Delta rocket was originally designed as an interim launch vehicle with only a dozen launches planned. With close to 350 launches since May 13, 1960, this month marks the 50th anniversary of this powerhouse Delta vehicle. The Delta family of expendable launch...

2010-05-28 18:28:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Aerojet, a GenCorp (NYSE: GY) company, announced today that its engines contributed to the successful launch of the first Global Positioning System (GPS) Block IIF satellite. Aerojet will continue to provide propulsion throughout the life of the satellite. GPS IIF was launched aboard a Delta IV rocket with Aerojet thrusters on the upper stage. The satellite includes Aerojet propulsion systems which will be used annually for ephemeras...