AeroVironments HAWK30 solar High Altitude Pseudo Satellite (HAPS) unmanned aircraft system completed its first flight last week at the NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California. AeroVironment partnered with SoftBank Corp to create HAPSMobile Inc
The US Army awarded AeroVironment $45.2 million for RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on July 25, 2019
Iranian involvement in the two incidents of sabotage of oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman yesterday is doubtful as harming the vessels does not tally with its self-interest, a London-based maritime risk agency, Dryad Global has said. In a report detailing assessment of the indent released to the media, Dryad Global has said, “It would also be remarkable that Iran would knowingly targets vessels reported to be carrying ‘Japan-related cargo at the same time that the Japanese Prime Minister Abe is conducting talks in Iran
Unmanned Systems maker AeroVironment has acquired Pulse Aerospace, LLC, a developer and supplier of small VTOL UAS, for $25.7 million in cash, including milestone-based earn-out payments of $5 million
AeroVironment and Kratos Defense & Security Systems have announced a strategic relationship to develop the integration of tube-launched UAS and tactical missile systems into long-range, high speed unmanned systems for their delivery into denied environments. Kratos and AeroVironments first collaborative project will demonstrate the ability to launch and control a small, tube-launched loitering aircraft from a larger runway-independent unmanned aircraft
The Portuguese Army has ordered Raven unmanned aircraft systems equipped with Mantis i23 sensors and pocket Remote Video Terminals (p/RVT) from AeroVironment, Inc. The fixed-price contract award announced on September 13 valued at $5,962,494 from NSPA on August 20, 2018, has delivery scheduled over a three-year period
AeroVironment was awarded a $17.6 million contract to supply RQ-20B Puma AE II United States Digital Data Link M1 and RQ-12A WASP Block IV US Digital Data Link M1 systems and support to Norway
Unmanned systems maker, AeroVironment has received contracts from the US Army for procurement of the companys Switchblade Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System (LMAMS) and Contractor Logistics Support (CLS) that bring the total value of Switchblade awards to $111,054,202 since August 2017. The contract awards were funded through Urgent Need Statements and include the first Switchblade order from the United States Marine Corps
AeroVironment, Inc. conducted successful maritime demonstration of a Puma-Switchblade automated sensor-to-shooter (S2S) capability from a US Navy Coastal Riverine Craft for increased mission autonomy to counter threats
AeroVironment, Inc. unveiled on Monday an upgraded Puma small unmanned aircraft system this week at the AUSA Global Force Symposium, which is now available for export orders
Unmanned systems maker, AeroVironment has secured a $44.5 million contract for Puma II AE small UAS featuring the new Mantis i45 sensor from a Middle Eastern nation
AeroVironment has been awarded a $9,098,295 foreign military sales contract with Egypt for RQ-20B Puma AE II M3/M4 systems and support. Work will be performed in Monrovia, California, with an estimated completion date of Sept
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