Operates as a subsidiary of GenCorp Inc., Aerojet-General Corporation develops and manufactures spacecraft propulsion, electric propulsion, and fire suppression technologies for the propulsion industry in the United States and internationally. It offers propulsion and specialty metal systems, aerospace propulsion systems, and precision tactical weapon systems; armament systems, including warhead and munitions applications; monopropellant hydrazine thrusters for space vehicles; and missile defense propulsion, strategic systems propulsion, advanced structures, space lift propulsion, air-breathing propulsion, fire suppression systems, and specialty metals. Aerojet-General Corporation serves the missile and space propulsion, and defense and armaments markets. The company was founded in 1942 and is based in Rancho Cordova, California with additional offices in Redmond, Washington; and Huntsville, Alabama. It has manufacturing sites in Washington, California, New Mexico, Arkansas, Utah, Virginia, and Tennessee.