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

AeroVironment and Eurocopter to Evaluate Potential Joint Opportunities for Expanding their Product Portfolios, Markets and Capabilities

AeroVironment, Inc., (NASDAQ: AVAV) the world’s highest volume manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), and Eurocopter, the leading global helicopter manufacturer, today announced at the Association of the United States Army annual meeting that they have signed a cooperative agreement to explore opportunities for expanding their respective military and commercial product portfolios. “The combination of… Czytaj dalej AeroVironment and Eurocopter to Evaluate Potential Joint Opportunities for Expanding their Product Portfolios, Markets and Capabilities

AeroVironment Receives $20 Million U.S. Army Order for RQ-11B Raven Unmanned Aircraft System Gimbale

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced it has received an order from the U.S. Army for the company’s Mantis™ i23 gimbaled sensor payloads to continue upgrading the Army’s fleet of RQ-11B Raven unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). AeroVironment, which develops and produces advanced upgrades for its highly integrated UAS, such as Raven, was selected as the result… Czytaj dalej AeroVironment Receives $20 Million U.S. Army Order for RQ-11B Raven Unmanned Aircraft System Gimbale

Sweden orders UAS from AeroVironment

At Eurosatory | AeroVironment has received a firm fixed-price order for 12 hybrid small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (Försvarets Materielverk, FMV) on behalf of the Swedish Army. The order consists of Puma AE and Wasp air vehicles, ground stations, training, and logistics support. The order is the result of… Czytaj dalej Sweden orders UAS from AeroVironment

New contract for AeroVironment

AeroVironment, Inc. (AVAV) today announced it received a $15,813,406 firm fixed-price authorization to perform on May 22, 2012 from the United States Army as the initial portion of a contract action with a total projected value of $65,889,191.