The U.S. Military awarded American rocket and missile propulsion producer, Aerojet Rocketdyne, with a $76,eight million contract modification to assist of Stinger missile system.
The “fire-and-forget” Stinger missile employs a passive infrared seeker to residence in on its airborne goal. The Stinger missile is launched by a small launch motor that pushes it a secure distance from the operator earlier than partaking the primary flight motor, each strong propellant rocket motors offered by Aerojet Rocketdyne.
Aerojet Rocketdyne of Camden has been awarded a modification (P00005) to contract W31P4Q-18-D-0027 for the procurement of Stinger flight motors. The Division of Protection stated Aerojet Rocketdyne’s bid was the one one solicited and obtained.
Raytheon builds the Stinger missile system, and Aerojet Rocketdyne is the flight motor subcontractor. The estimated completion date is Sept. 30, 2021. U.S. Military Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Alabama, is the contracting exercise.