Aerojet Rocketdyne Coleman Aerospace Inc., Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $9,773,945 cost-plus-fixed-fee modification (P00143) to a previously awarded contract (HQ0147-14-C-0001). The value of this contract is being increased from $734,370,455 to $744,144,400. Under this modification, the contractor will continue to provide a Task Instruction (TI) vehicle that provides individually negotiated TIs for quick-turn, pre-priced solutions that address emergent requirements such as failure investigations, analysis, and/or design changes driven by the evolving threat requirements of the integrated master test plan. The work will be performed in Orlando, Florida. The performance period is from August 2021 through December 2025.
ECS Federal LLC, Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded an $85,422,289 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract for research and development of artificial intelligence algorithms. Bids were solicited via the internet with one received. Work will be performed in Fairfax, Virginia, with an estimated completion date of January 26, 2023. Fiscal year 2020 research, development, test and evaluation funds, Army in the amount of $85,422,289 were obligated at the time of the award. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Aberdeen Proving Ground, Maryland, is the contracting activity (W911QX-20-C-0019).
Coleman Aerospace, a wholly owned subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne, Orlando, Florida, is being awarded a $140,184,433 firm-fixed-price modification (P00114) to a previously awarded contract (HQ0147-14-C-0001). The value of this contract is being increased from $366,376,257 by $140,184,433 to $506,560,690 by exercising this option. Under this modification, the contractor will provide six additional Medium Range Ballistic Missile targets and associated nonrecurring engineering. The work will be performed in Orlando, Florida. The performance period is from June 2019 through December 2027. Fiscal year 2019 research, development, test and evaluation funds in the amount of $22,469,742 are being obligated on this award.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Canoga Park, California, has been awarded a $69,804,323 modification (P00014) to a previously awarded other transaction agreement (FA8811-16-9-0003) for the development of the AR1 booster engine and the RL10CX upper stage engine for the Evolved Expendable Launch Vehicle program. This action implements Section 1604 of the Carl Levin and Howard P. "Buck" McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal 2015, which requires the development of a next-generation rocket propulsion system that will transition away from the use of non-allied space launch engines to a domestic alternative for National Security Space launches.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, California, hired Scott Ward as vice president, engineering.
Jose Ruiz Jr., has joined joined Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, Califonia, as vice president and chief information officer.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, Calif., has been awarded a contract from the Flight Opportunities Program Office at NASA’s Armstrong Flight Test Center to develop propulsion technology for miniature satellites that could possibly lower cost and accelerate mission schedules. Under the first phase of the contract, Aerojet Rocketdyne will develop and perform hot-fire tests on its MPS-120 CubeSat High-Impulse Adaptable Modular Propulsion System. If selected for a flight demonstration in a second phase, the MPS-120 would be the first chemical propulsion system ever used on a CubeSat.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, California, has named Tyler Evans as vice president of the "Rocket Shop” Defense Advanced Programs unit.
Aerojet Rocketdyne, Sacramento, California, has named Mark Tucker senior vice president of enterprise operations and engineering and Clyde Woltman an executive director of advanced programs, defense business development.
Warren M. Boley Jr., has been named president of Aerojet Rocketdyne, a wholly owned subsidiary of GenCorp Incorporated, Sacramento, California. John Canzio has been named vice president, finance, and Paul Meyer has been named senior vice president, Advanced Programs and Business Development.