WASHINGTON, DC – Monday, June 27, 2016 – U.S. Senator Richard Shelby (R-Ala.) today released a statement following Aerojet Rocketdyne’s announcement that it is establishing its Defense Headquarters and moving its Defense Advanced Programs, known as Rocket Shop, to Huntsville, Alabama:
“Aerojet Rocketdyne’s announcement today is great news for Alabama. I have worked closely with the company for years, and I am proud of its expanding presence in Huntsville.
“North Alabama plays a leading role in supporting our nation’s space and defense needs, which makes Aerojet Rocketdyne a natural fit for the area. I am confident that Aerojet Rocketdyne will build on its history of producing cutting-edge rocket technology and continue to flourish in the state of Alabama.”