$48M to Modify SR19 Rocket MotorsApr 08, 2005 08:20 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff
Aerojet General Corp. in Sacramento, CA is being awarded a $48 million indefinite-delivery/ indefinite-quantity contract. The contractor will modify up to 40 SR19 Flex Sal rocket motors to allow the SR19 motors to be utilized as a Stage 1 booster systems. In addition, the government will establish and fully fund deliver order 0001.
While the purpose of this order was not disclosed, the SR19 is normally used as a second stage for Minuteman ICBMs, and as a booster system for Anti-Ballistic Missile (ABM) test targets. Negotiations were completed February 2005, and work will be complete by April 2010. The Headquarters Space and Missile Systems Center, Los Angeles Air Force Base, Calif., issued the contract (FA88818-04-D-0018).