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Dynetics Meets Milestone on Advanced Booster Work

March 31, 2014
Dynetics recently met a milestone in the company’s work on the Space Launch System (SLS) Advanced Booster Engineering Demonstration and/or Risk Reduction (ABEDRR) contract. Using the robotic weld tool at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center, the Dynetics friction stir weld team successfully completed the first two dome to y-ring welds as part of its work on a full-scale cryogenic tank for the SLS. The cryogenic tank is an 18-foot diameter welded aluminum structure that weighs more than 20,000 pounds and is composed of some of the thickest material ever welded on that tool.The two-... Read More

Dynetics to Host Second Rocket City TakeDownCon in August

February 10, 2014
After a successful 2013 Rocket City TakeDownCon with 230 attendees and 70 pre-conference training participants, Dynetics will host and sponsor Rocket City TakeDownCon 2014, again co-presented by EC-Council. Pre-conference training will be Aug. 14-17, with the conference on Aug. 18-19. The IT security conference will take place in the Dynetics Solutions Complex, 1004 Explorer Blvd., in Huntsville’s Cummings Research Park.Rocket City TakeDownCon is a highly technical forum that focuses on the latest vulnerabilities, the most potent exploits and current security threats. The best and ... Read More

Dynetics to Host International Modeling & Simulation Conference & Exhibition

February 06, 2014
The Dynetics Solutions Complex will be the site of the 2014 AlaSim International Conference & Exposition May 6-7, 2014. This event will bring together members of the modeling and simulation (M&S) community from Alabama, North America and the world. It is designed both to showcase the breadth and depth of the latest M&S activities and to provide a forum for collecting, documenting, displaying and discussing the current state of M&S technology throughout the world. The Alabama Modeling and Simulation Council (AMSC) organizes the annual event. The conference will fe... Read More

Dynetics to Showcase groundAware Radar at American Association of Airport Executives Conference

May 20, 2013
Surveillance Radar Enhances Perimeter and Ground Situational Awareness Every day, people, vehicles and wildlife breach airport perimeters and find their way onto airport grounds where they either go undetected altogether or elude discovery for dangerously too long. Dynetics has developed a surveillance radar that will enable airports to immediately detect intruders and respond before they pose real danger to safety and security. The company will spotlight the Dynetics groundAware Airport Perimeter and Ground Surveillance Radar at the American Association of Airport Executiv... Read More

Dynetics Enables Employees to Donate $3.2M to Charity

July 11, 2011
Employees of Dynetics have collectively committed to $3.2 million dollars in charitable giving through the Community Foundation of Huntsville/Madison County. These funds came from 43 individual employees utilizing contributions of their Dynetics stock into Donor Advised Funds. The opportunity developed from a change in the ownership structure of Dynetics. The company converted to a fully owned ESOP (employee stock ownership plan) Trust. Shares of company stock held by employees were sold back to the Trust. While the transaction is very positive for th... Read More

Dynetics and Mississippi Partner to Build Propulsion Test Facility in Iuka

June 21, 2011
Dynetics, Tishomingo County, Miss., and Tishomingo’s Tri-State Commerce Park have partnered to establish a multipurpose test facility that will provide affordable propulsion testing services to customers for varying sizes of thrusters and engines. This new test site, located in Iuka on the former Yellow Creek site, will be used for propulsion testing of small- to medium-class thrusters, rocket engines and stages using various fuel types.  It is one of only a few commercial hydrazine test facilities in the United States. Barry King, director of Space Test and Operation... Read More