Key Supplier for Critical Space & Defense Programs

[Huntington Beach, Calif. November 1, 2022] – Aerojet Rocketdyne selects Karman Space & Defense (“Karman”) as a winner of the “Apex Distinguished Supplier Award” during their 2022 Supplier Conference. Karman develops and produces high-temperature structural composite products for many of America’s most prominent and sophisticated commercial aerospace and defense programs.

“We are honored to receive such a prestigious award and are extremely proud of our entire team. Being recognized by our customer for our efforts is the ultimate compliment. For over fifty years, we have maintained our long-standing reputation for excellence, collaboration, and determination,” said Norm Christensen, Strategic Advisor for Karman.

“I want to thank the AAE team for their continued dedication to making Aerojet Rocketdyne successful,” said Adam Gremli, vice president of supply chain and material management at Aerojet Rocketdyne.

Apex suppliers represent a small elite portion of the Aerojet Rocketdyne supply base and are critical in supporting program requirements. The award selection is based on their quality and delivery ratings, quality system status, responsiveness to resolving quality issues, and overall business with the company.

About Karman Space & Defense

Karman develops and produces high-temperature structural composite products for the most critical and advanced missile and space systems in the world. With over five decades in the space and defense industries, AAE is a vital link and supporter of the United States’ national security and its foreign allies. For more information visit,

About Aerojet Rocketdyne

Aerojet Rocketdyne, a subsidiary of Aerojet Rocketdyne Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:AJRD), is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader that provides propulsion systems and energetics to the space, missile defense and strategic systems, and tactical systems areas, in support of domestic and international customers. For more information, visit and

Brenda Ramirez
Marketing Manager