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Rocket Shop℠ Defense Advanced Programs


The group leverages a highly-specialized workforce and state-of-the-art processes such as rapid prototyping and additive manufacturing to quickly and affordably develop new products focused on increasing national security.

Key Features

Differentiating Technologies for the Warfighter

  • Leader in propulsion technologies: ramjet, scramjet, rotating detonation, boosters, warheads, and electric power
  • Superior capability achieved through advanced solid and liquid propellants, materials and innovative design
  • Affordability and faster time-to-market achieved through additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping

Innovative Solutions for National Defense

  • Large and small rocket motors for next generation Sentinel Ground Based Strategic Deterrent and tactical systems
  • Supersonic and hypersonic propulsion for missiles and aircraft
  • Next generation missile defense against emerging threats
  • Advanced armaments and specialty warheads enabling selectable effects
  • Advanced concepts for rotating detonation engines, torpedo propulsion, and air/land/sea/undersea defense

Featured News

Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Company

Press release | 07. 28. 2023

L3Harris Completes Aerojet Rocketdyne Acquisition

L3Harris Technologies has completed its acquisition of Aerojet Rocketdyne, forming a fourth business segment at the company.

Aerojet Rocketdyne, an L3Harris Company

Press release | 07. 28. 2023

L3Harris Completes Aerojet Rocketdyne Acquisition

Aerojet Rocketdyne's Advanced Scramjet Engine powers Hypersonic Vehicle Flight, partnering with DARPA, AFRL and Lockheed Martin team.

Press release | 02. 22. 2023

Aerojet Rocketdyne's Advanced Scramjet Engine Powers Hypersonic Vehicle Flight in Partnership with DARPA, AFRL, Lockheed Martin

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Design Verification Test of the eSR-19

Press release | 10. 06. 2022

Aerojet Rocketdyne Tests Next Generation Large Solid Rocket Motor, Demonstrates Production Maturity of Modern Facilities

OpFires' variable-range second-stage motor enables payloads to defeat targets across the medium-range spectrum. Its launcher assembly loads onto fielded transportation vehicles with the push of a button.(Lockheed Martin Artist Concept)

Press release | 05. 05. 2022

Aerojet Rocketdyne Selected by Lockheed Martin to Power DARPA OpFires Missile

L3Harris Nexus

Press release | 04. 06. 2022

Aerojet Rocketdyne’s Advanced Scramjet Engine Powers Successful Hypersonic Vehicle Flight

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