Aerojet Rocketdyne Early Delivers 1,000th THAAD Solid Rocket Boost Motor and Divert and Attitude Control System

Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Technologies (NYSE) company, has completed the 1,000th delivery of both the solid rocket boost motor and Liquid Divert and Attitude Control System (LDACS) for the Missile Defense Agency’s (MDA) Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system. The delivery, ahead of schedule, showcases Aerojet Rocketdyne’s reliability in providing propulsion and precision systems for key defensive weapons against short, medium, and intermediate-range missiles.

The Aerojet Rocketdyne-powered THAAD fulfills a critical need for the military, protecting our nation, allies, and infrastructure from missile threats,” said Ross Niebergall, President of Aerojet Rocketdyne, L3Harris. “Our focus remains on delivering reliable propulsion our customers can trust.

The THAAD system, a land-based component of MDA’s Missile Defense System, boasts a perfect 100% success rate in missile defense tests, with 16 intercepts in 16 tests. It is the only U.S. system designed to intercept targets both outside and inside the atmosphere.

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Advanced Manufacturing Facility in Huntsville, Alabama, and its Camden, Arkansas, site produce the THAAD solid rocket boost motor. The LDACS, a responsive thruster system guiding THAAD during intercepts, is produced at the company’s Los Angeles, California, facility.

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