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AeroVironment (AVAV) Cuts Jobs in UAS Segment

On September 26, 2013, AeroVironment, Inc. (Nasdaq: AVAV) implemented a workforce reduction in its Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) business segment. The workforce reduction is in response to shifts in the UAS segment’s business...

Ted Wierzbanowski of AeroVironment appointed chair, ASTM F38 committee

A new chair for the committee shaping standards for UAS flight in the USA. Ted Wierzbanowski is a retired USAF Colonel and an experimental test pilot. He has been deeply involved in...

Ugandans Train on Raven UAVs

Army News Service|by Skip Vaughn REDSTONE ARSENAL, Ala. -- Uganda air force Pvt. Ronald Mudhasi locked his arm as instructed and flung the small remote-controlled airplane into the overcast sky. The...

USS Oak Hill Launches Puma AE UAV

Riverine Squadron (RIVRON) 3 Detachment (Det.) 1 launched an Aqua Puma All Environment (AE) Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) from the weather deck of USS Oak Hill (LSD 51)  in...

AeroVironment Inc. (Nasdaq: AVAV) Is the Future of the Defense Industry

BY JACK BARNES, Global Macro Trends Specialist, Money Morning If you don't know about AeroVironment Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), it's a name you need to follow. My fascination with the founder of AeroVironment, which designs, develops, produces,...

AeroVironment, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2012 Second Quarter Results

MONROVIA, Calif., Dec 06, 2011  AeroVironment, Inc. AVAV -0.22% today reported financial results for its second quarter ending October 29, 2011. "Continued demand for our unmanned aircraft and efficient energy systems, combined with...

AeroVironment Introduces the Qube Small Unmanned Aircraft System for Public Safety...

AeroVironment Introduces the Qube Small Unmanned Aircraft System for Public Safety Professionals; Announces Test and Evaluation Program • First solution tailored to law enforcement, first response and other public safety...

AeroVironment Receives $7.3 Million Order for Puma Unmanned Aircraft System Support...

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced that it has received a $7,298,530 million cost-plus-fixed-fee contract from the United States Army. This contract establishes a not-to-exceed amount for digital Puma® All Environment (AE)unmanned aircraft...

U.S. Flew Kamikaze Drones Against Taliban

Bloomberg report that the AeroVironment Switchblade has been deployed in anger. Perhaps this is part of the requirement for more small UAS mentioned by Col. Robert Sova at the AUSA...

AeroVironment win Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Award

Imagine building a tiny hummingbird-sized surveillance aircraft. Now imagine that this remote-controlled drone can not only hover or fly in any direction, but also go in and out of open...