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Aerojet To Develop Reusable Space Engine (May 10)



Aerojet General Corp., Rancho Cordova, Calif., is being awarded a $10,098,435 (estimated) cost-plus-fixed fee contract to provide for research and development of an advanced reusable rocket engine for space maneuver vehicles.

At this time, $6,000,000 of the funds have been obligated.

This solicitation was posted on the Electronic Post System; four firms submitted proposals. The work is expected to be completed by November 2002. Solicitation began in August 2000; negotiations were completed April 2001.

Air Force Research Laboratory, Kirtland Air Force Base, N.M., is the contracting activity (F29601-01-C-0151).

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