Aerojet-General Corp

Parent Organization: GenCorp Inc

Aerojet is a major rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer based primarily in Rancho Cordova, California with divisions in Redmond, WA; Orange, VA; Gainesville, VA; and Camden, AR. Aerojet is owned by GenCorp. They are the only US propulsion company that provides both solid rocket motors and liquid rocket engines. Their products include a wide range of motors, from main engines used on a number of NASA vehicles and ballistic missiles, down to stationkeeping thrusters for spacecraft. The propulsion devices include rocket motors as large as the EELV Atlas V strap-on rocket boosters. Aerojet provides almost all of the Army's tactical missile rocket motors. They develop and manufacture a wide range of air breathing ramjet and scramjet engines. They also do research in the US in the area of electric ion and Hall effect thrusters. Aerojet is one of only three American companies dedicated almost entirely to rocket engines, the others being Rocketdyne (liquid rocket engines) and ATK (solid rocket motors).

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Campaign Finance

$1,900 Given

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$8,020,000 Spent

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covers roughly through Q2, 2014

Lobbying on Behalf of Aerojet-General Corp

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Mentioned in 59 dockets; Submitted to 1 docket

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$4,320,000 Received

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Top Earmarks

Fiscal Year Amount Description
2008 $1,600,000 Aerojet-General Corp: Power Projection Advanced Technology -- High Speed Anti-Radiation Demonstration (HSAD)
2010 $1,520,000 Aerojet-General Corp: Tactical High Speed Anti-Radiation Missile Propulsion Demonstration
2008 $1,200,000 Aerojet-General Corp: Aerospace Propulsion -- Hydrocarbon Boost Technology Demonstrator
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Federal Spending

167 contracts

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covers through's Sept. 15, 2012 release for contracts and Oct. 19, 2012 for grants.

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Type Recipient Name Year Agency Description Amount
Aerojet-General Corporation 2001 $39,905,459
Aerojet-General Corporation 2000 $33,799,320
Aerojet-General Corporation 2005 $29,318,000
Aerojet-General Corporation 2007 ROLL OVER 0400 FUNDS FROM FY 06 TO FY 07. $25,649,984
Aerojet-General Corporation 2011 BLU/129 B QRC ESTABLISH OF CLINS 0007,0008,0009 $15,571,424
Aerojet-General Corporation 2006 $12,972,449
Aerojet-General Corporation 2008 ENHANCEMENTS OF EXISTING SAGE CAPABILITIES; INSCOPE 2008-1, $12,658,039
Aerojet-General Corporation 2006 $11,002,652
Aerojet-General Corporation 2002 $9,989,520
Aerojet-General Corporation 2000 $9,778,896
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