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  • Aerojet Rocketdyne's AR1 Tech Hits $228M in R&D Costs - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Aerojet Rocketdyne’s AR1 Tech Hits $228M in R&D Costs

    Expenditures related to research and development work on an Aerojet Rocketdyne-built liquid oxygen/kerosene-based propulsion system have amounted to approximately $228 million as of June 30, Space News reported Monday. Aerojet Rocketdyne is one of the two companies that won “other transaction“ agreements from the U.S. Air Force in 2016 to develop the AR1 rocket as an alternative […] More

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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests AR1 Rocket Engine Preburner

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has run hot-fire tests to validate the design of the AR1 rocket engine’s preburner. The company said Thursday the preburner will help drive the turbomachinery of AR1 engine and was built through modern techniques such as three-dimensional printing. Julie Van Kleeck, vice president of advanced space and launch programs and strategy at Aerojet Rocketdyne, said the preburner features the company’s Mondaloy […] More

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    Aerojet Rocketdyne Conducts AR1 Engine Preburner Tests; Eileen Drake Comments

    Aerojet Rocketdyne has completed another milestone in the company's AR1 rocket engine development program following completion of preburner tests at NASA's Stennis Space Center. The tests aimed to verify design parameters of the preburner injector built for Aerojet Rocketdyne's new engine technology, the company said Friday. Aerojet Rocketdyne announced its milestone plan for AR1 engine in 2014 […] More

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