Aerojet Rocketdyne Achieves Milestone on DARPA OpFires Program
DARPA recently announced completion of the preliminary design review for its Operational Fires (OpFires) program, which is developing a two-stage missile capable of engaging high-value, time-sensitive targets from standoff range in contested environments. The effort to date has advanced the technology for an upper stage featuring a tunable propulsion system, according to DARPA.
“We’re proud to be on the DARPA team, leveraging our experience in hypersonic and missile technologies for the OpFires program,” said Eileen Drake, Aerojet Rocketdyne CEO and president. “We are eager to continue development work on this important program.”
DARPA last year awarded Aerojet Rocketdyne a
Aerojet Rocketdyne has long been a leader in hypersonic technology, which the
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Source: Aerojet Rocketdyne, Inc.