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October 2011

Monday, October 31, 2011
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Selected to Test New Liquid Propulsion System in Support of Protecting the U.S. and Europe from Regional Threats

The Missile Defense Agency has awarded Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne a $14 million contract to test new liquid-propulsion technologies that could be used to help intercept incoming ballistic missiles. … See more

Tuesday, October 25, 2011
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Propulsion Systems Successfully Maneuver Missile Defense Interceptors to Destroy Ballistic Missile Targets

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne's Divert and Attitude Control System (DACS) for the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) interceptor successfully positioned missile defense interceptors to simultaneously destroy two short-range ballistic missile targets in a demonstration of the weapon system's ability to help protect troops and other U.S. interests around the world. … See more

Monday, October 3, 2011
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne to Supply Critical Hardware for Concentrated Solar Power Towers for Clean, Reliable Electricity

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne has received a contract from SolarReserve to supply critical hardware for its first commercial-scale power tower project with fully integrated energy storage. … See more

June 2011

Monday, June 20, 2011
Power, Propulsion and Optimization

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne Completes Performance Tests on Compact Gasifier

Pratt & Whitney Rocketdyne successfully completed the last in a series of performance tests on its compact gasifier, making the technology ready for implementation in a demonstration plant. … See more