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AeroVironment Awarded $3.2 Million Puma AE Unmanned Aircraft Systems Contract by United States Department of Defense for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Ally

Puma all-environment system supports ground, riverine and maritime missions United States Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales program facilitates interoperability among U.S. and allied forces MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned … Continue reading

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AeroVironment and General Dynamics Land Systems Join Forces to Integrate Unmanned Aircraft and Tactical Missile Systems with Armored Combat Vehicles

Leaders in their respective fields collaborate to deliver next-generation capabilities to warfighters through fully integrated system solutions Enhanced integration increases automation, decreases workload, and requires fewer operators to deploy and operate unmanned aircraft and loitering missile systems Collaborative projects address … Continue reading

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United States Air Force Awards AeroVironment $13 Million Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity Contract to Support Latin American and Caribbean Nations with RQ-11B Raven Drones

U.S. Government fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds of $2.8 million obligated Sept. 30; work to be completed by 2023 Raven small unmanned aircraft systems to be deployed in U.S. Southern Command Area of Responsibility:  Central America, South America and … Continue reading

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AeroVironment MacCready Works Donates Quantix Systems to West Point Military Academy to Support Its Robotics Research Center

  SIMI VALLEY, Calif., July 27, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced its MacCready Works lab has donated automated Quantix™ hybrid drones, spare parts and … Continue reading

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U.S. Army Selects AeroVironment to Compete for Family of Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Spare Parts Task Orders

Army secures continued support for its fleet of Puma Long Range Reconnaissance Surveillance (LRRS) and Raven Medium Range Mobile (MRM) UAS Raven and Puma continue to support US Army soldiers with critical situational awareness anywhere, anytime Sustainment of Raven and … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Collaborating with NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory to Build First Drone – the Mars Helicopter – to Fly on Mars

New space endeavor draws on company’s unique and diverse history of innovation and high-altitude drone flight experience Drone prototypes have passed rigorous tests in simulated Mars atmosphere Final Mars-bound helicopter now in production at JPL MONROVIA, Calif., July 3, 2018 … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Successfully Conducts Maritime Demonstration of Puma-Switchblade Automated Sensor-to-Shooter Capability to Counter Swarm Attacks

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md., at Sea Air Space 2018, April 9, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, today announced the successful maritime demonstration of a Puma™–Switchblade® automated … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Releases New Puma 3, Upgraded for Operation in More Challenging Radio Frequency Environments

HUNTSVILLE, Ala., at AUSA Global Force Symposium, March 26, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, today announced at the AUSA Global Force Symposium (booth 1429) that … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Announces Joint Venture and Solar High-Altitude Long-Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System Development Program

MONROVIA, Calif., Jan. 3, 2018 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, today announced the formation of a joint venture to develop solar-powered high-altitude long-endurance, or HALE, UAS … Continue reading

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AeroVironment Participates in Contract Signing Ceremony for Australian Defence Force Wasp AE Package

Three-year contract includes AeroVironment Wasp® AE systems, plus multi-year training and support Australian-based companies XTEK Limited, Sentient Vision Systems and General Dynamics Mediaware to provide added capabilities for Wasp AE and local support AeroVironment now supports more than 40 allied … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2012 / ISOF 2012 – AeroVironment Raven® UAS

When I first started talking about the UAS and UAV systems, I alluded to the fact that these devices are increasingly becoming and extension of the soldier operator and as important as anything else in his array of tools. My assertion is proving to be … Continue reading

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