AeroVironment Archive

AeroVironment UAS sales drop, funded backlog close to record

AeroVironment yesterday reported second quarter revenue of $64.9 million, down 19 percent from $80.3 million during the same period last year. However, the company also noted

AeroVironment wins contract to create new category of UAS

AeroVironment reported today that it has been awarded a $2.3 million contract to help develop a new type of unmanned aircraft system for DARPA.

AeroVironment, Eurocopter evaluating joint opportunities

Unmanned aircraft systems leader AeroVironment and helicopter maker Eurocopter said today that they have signed a cooperative agreement to explore potential joint military and commercial

AeroVironment receives $20M for gimbaled sensor payloads

The U.S. Army recently placed an order for $20 million worth of AeroVironment’s Mantis i23 gimbaled sensor payloads to upgrade its fleet of RQ-11B

AeroVironment receives $36M in new tactical missile orders

During the past few weeks, AeroVironment has received $36.7 million in new orders under a U.S. Army contract for its Switchblade tactical missile systems,

Prototype small solar UAS achieves 9-hour flight time

In July, AeroVironment’s Puma AE became one of the first two small unmanned aircraft systems to receive approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for

FAA grants milestone approval for small AeroVironment UAS

AeroVironment Inc. reported today that it has received a first-of-its-kind approval from the Federal Aviation Administration that permits operators to fly commercial missions using