AeroVironment Awarded $2.3 Million DARPA Concept Definition Contract for TERN Medium Altitude Long Endurance Unmanned Aircraft System Program

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) announced that it has been selected by the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to provide its market-leading expertise in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) toward the development of a new category of this technology. AeroVironment will work as the prime contractor with DARPA on the Tactically Exploited Reconnaissance Node (TERN) Program to develop a medium-altitude, long-endurance (MALE) UAS designed to operate from small ships to provide persistent intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) capabilities. Sierra Nevada Corporation will subcontract to AeroVironment on the project, which is valued at $2.3 million.

Source / Author: AeroVironment

Autor: Redakcja Świat

Redakcja Świat