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US: Rocket defense co agrees to sell assets to complete merger

 |  January 9, 2013

Aerospace and defense company Aerojet has agreed to sell part of its business to remedy concerns by the Federal Trade Commission over its plans to buy Rocketdyne, a rocket engine and production company. According to reports, the FTC was concerned that the merger would lead to too much of a concentration of LDACS technology, so Aerojet has agreed to sell its LDACS businesses. LDACS, or Liquid Divert and Attitude Control Systems, is a technology of steering mechanisms used on defensive rockets to close-in on a target.


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