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Toggle Summary AeroVironment, Inc. to Participate in the 2021 Virtual Wells Fargo Industrials Conference
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 30, 2021-- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), today announced that Steven A. Gitlin , chief marketing officer and vice president of investor relations, will present at the 2021 Virtual Wells Fargo
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Awarded $26 Million Switchblade 600 Tactical Missile Systems Contract by U.S. Special Operations Command
Switchblade 600 features high-precision optics, more than 40 minutes of loitering endurance and an anti-armor warhead for engaging and prosecuting hardened static and moving light armored vehicles Integration of Switchblade 600 into maritime platforms enables precision engagements against naval and
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Receives U.S. Army Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile Systems Contract Valued At Up To $41 Million for Switchblade 300 Tactical Missile Systems Contractor Logistics Support
Award for contractor logistics support approved through Joint Urgent Operational Needs Statement, reflecting high priority requirement and strong user demand from the frontline Funded value for contractor logistics support is $13,010,560 with a total potential contract value of $40,852,467 SIMI
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Celebrates Historic First Powered Flight on another World by Mars Ingenuity Helicopter
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 20, 2021-- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), celebrated with its colleagues at NASA/JPL when data confirming the Ingenuity Helicopter’s successful first flight on Mars arrived at approximately 3:50
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Awarded $45 Million Option for Switchblade Tactical Missile Systems Under U.S. Army Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile Systems Contract
Combat proven Switchblade 300 with patented “wave-off” feature and recommit ability provides operators with increased lethality, reach and precision strike capabilities with low collateral effects Contract option includes first approved export to an allied nation, extending Switchblade’s unique
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Receives Multiple Puma 3 AE Orders Totaling $11 Million from NATO Support and Procurement Agency
Portable, rugged Puma 3 All Environment (AE) unmanned aircraft system provides immediate tactical reconnaissance capabilities for land and maritime operations Four orders received encompass procurement of Puma 3 AE tactical unmanned aircraft systems and initial spares packages SIMI VALLEY, Calif.
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Announces Establishment of 10b5-1 Trading Plan by Chairman
SIMI VALLEY, Calif. --(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 26, 2021-- AeroVironment, Inc .   (NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced that its Chairman, Timothy E. Conver , as trustee of The Conver Family Trust and manager of C5 Holdings LLC , a Delaware limited liability company (C5), has established a pre-arranged stock
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Awarded $21 Million Contract Option for Raven Radio Frequency Modifications Under Existing U.S. Army FCS Contract
Second of three contract options exercised under the sole source Flight Control Systems (FCS) domain of the Army’s multi-year Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems contract Total projected value of contract action is $55 million ; $42 million now funded and awarded U.S.
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Earns ISO 14001 Certification for Environmental Management System - Aligns with the Company’s Zero-Emission Unmanned Systems
Certification represents third-party validation of company’s commitment to conducting business in an ethical, environmentally sensitive and proactive manner Complements the AS9100 Revision D (2016), Quality Management System the company has held since 2018 AeroVironment’s battery-powered small
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Toggle Summary AeroVironment Secures $5.9 Million Puma 3 AE Unmanned Aircraft Systems Foreign Military Sales Contract Award for U.S. Ally
Puma 3 All Environment (AE) unmanned aircraft system delivers immediate tactical intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in maritime and land operations Customer joins growing number of allied government forces fielding AeroVironment’s advanced, battle-proven family of tactical unmanned
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