AeroVironment Receives $45 Million Raven B Unmanned Aircraft Systems Contract Award for U.S. Army Security Force Assistance Brigades
Contract award funded by
U.S. Governmentfiscal year 2019 appropriations
Raven systems support
U.S. Army, Marine Corps, Air Force, Special Operations Command, National Guardand more than 25 defense forces around the globe
- Raven lightweight small unmanned aircraft system is designed for rapid deployment to deliver real-time tactical situational awareness
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AeroVironment RQ-11B Raven Small Unmanned Aircraft System designed for land-based operations (Photo: Tech. Sgt.
The SFAB are specialized units with the core mission to conduct training, advising, assisting, enabling and accompanying operations with allied and partner nations.
“Raven is the most widely deployed small unmanned aircraft system in the
In a report published by the
AeroVironment’s Raven is a fully man-portable, hand-launched small unmanned aircraft system designed for land-based operations. First adopted by the
About AeroVironment Small UAS
The RQ-11B Raven®, RQ-12A Wasp® and RQ-20A/B Puma™ comprise AeroVironment’s Family of Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Operating with a common ground control system (GCS), this Family of Systems provides increased capability to the warfighter that can give ground commanders the option of selecting the appropriate aircraft based on the type of mission to be performed. This increased capability has the potential to provide significant force protection and force multiplication benefits to small tactical units and security personnel.
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