ATK and AFRL Successfully Test Development Motor for Integrated High Payoff Rocket Propulsion Technology Program

ATK and AFRL Successfully Test Development Motor for Integrated High Payoff Rocket Propulsion Technology Program:

“MINNEAPOLIS, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Alliant Techsystems (NYSE: ATK) and the Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL) at Edwards Air Force Base have successfully tested a developmental solid rocket motor — designated Phase II — as part of the Integrated High Payoff Rocket Propulsion Technology (IHPRPT) program.

“The IHPRPT program is a research and development initiative for government and industry designed to improve U.S. solid rocket propulsion systems for multiple applications. The program helps keep the nation on the cutting edge of solid rocket motor technology to ensure that U.S. defense systems have the highest performing, most cost effective propulsion capabilities.”

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