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Submarine launched Switchblade for RIMPAC 2012

Raytheon has been given the contract to ready the AV Switchblade airframe to be launched from submarine waste disposal units. Now I bet that was not part of the first design brief! Chuck...

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...

U.S. Army Awards AeroVironment $4.9 Million Contract for Switchblade Agile Munition...

MONROVIA, Calif., Sept. 1, 2011 -- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) announced that it received a contract on June 29 from the U.S. Army Close Combat Weapons Systems (CCWS), Program...

Lethal Miniature Aerial Munition System (LMAMS) to be deployed soon?

The U.S. Air Force Rapid Acquisition Cell launched a urgent procurement program for lethal mini-drones, aiming to field such weapons with Special Operations command units in 2012. The weapons...