US Army awards contract

The US Army has awarded aerospace and defence expert Aerojet a three-year, $5m contract to develop controllable thrust propulsion for tactical missiles. The goal of the technology, which has been described as `putting a gas pedal’ on a missile is to develop motors that allow missiles to fulfil multiple missions with one rocket motor. www.aerojet.com

The US Army has awarded aerospace and defence expert Aerojet a three-year, $5m contract to develop controllable thrust propulsion for tactical missiles. The goal of the technology, which has been described as `putting a gas pedal’ on a missile is to develop motors that allow missiles to fulfil multiple missions with one rocket motor.

www.aerojet.com