Aerojet Rocketdyne produces 5,000th rocket flight motor for Stinger missile

October 16, 2020


Aerojet Rocketdyne has delivered the 5,000th solid rocket flight motor for the Stinger missile system from its Solid Rocket Motor Center of Excellence in Camden.

The company moved the operation from Gainesville, VA, to Camden in 2005.

“Aerojet Rocketdyne’s reliable propulsion has powered the Stinger missile system for more than three decades; we’re proud of our role helping to protect warfighters with critical air defense,” said Eileen P. Drake, Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and president.

“We’re leveraging our experience to develop the next generation propulsion the missions of tomorrow demand.”

Aerojet Rocketdyne provides both solid rocket motors that power the Stinger missile: the small launch motor that sends the missile a safe distance from the operator, and the main flight motor that propels the missile to intercept its target…


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