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Source: AeroVironment Inc. **AeroVironment DC Fast Chargers Easily Accessible for Electric Vehicle Drivers**
• EV fast chargers accessible to the public at three convenient Aloha and Shell gas stations on Oahu
• Vehicles can fully charge in less than 30 minutes with fast chargers
• Free charging for EV owners for a limited time

HONOLULU, July 11, 2012 -- Now there's more than one way to refuel at Aloha Island Mart and Shell stations on Oahu. Today, AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) and Aloha Petroleum, Ltd. unveiled Electric Vehicle (EV) DC fast chargers at three locations across the island:
• Aloha Island Mart Kahala (4339 Waialae Ave.)
• Aloha Island Mart Waipio-Gentry (94-826 Ukee St.)
• Kailua Shell (434 Kuulei Rd.)

For a limited time, electric vehicles equipped with a CHAdeMO fast-charging outlet, such as on some models of the Nissan Leaf and Mitsubishi i-MiEV, can be charged for free at these Aloha stations. CHAdeMO is short for "CHArge de Move"or "charge for moving." DC fast chargers can deliver a full charge to a nearly depleted EV battery in less than 30 minutes.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • $9.6 million contract awarded by Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organization following competitive review
• Follows first $2.4 million Danish Army order for Raven B systems in 2007

PARIS, at Eurosatory, June 12, 2012 -- The Danish Acquisition and Logistics Organization today announced at Eurosatory it has awarded AeroVironment (NASDAQ:AVAV) a firm fixed-price order of $9.6 million to supply the Danish Armed Forces with the company's Puma AE® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS). AeroVironment was selected following a competitive evaluation.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Swedish Army adopts "Family of Systems" approach with AeroVironment small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)
• Adds to more than one dozen international customers for AeroVironment small UAS

PARIS, At Eurosatory, June 11, 2012 -- AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) has received a firm fixed-price order for 12 hybrid small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from the Swedish Defence Materiel Administration (Färsvarets Materielverk) on behalf of the Swedish Army.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Total projected value of contract action is $65.9 million
• Includes first order for miniature gimbaled payload integrating an electro-optical and infrared video sensor for improved tracking capabilities
• Modular payload compatible with existing Raven® systems

MONROVIA, Calif., June 1, 2012 -- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced it received a $15,813,406 firm fixed-price authorization to perform on May 22, 2012 from the United States Army as the initial portion of a contract action with a total projected value of $65,889,191. The order includes RQ-11B Raven systems, new miniature gimbaled payloads and initial spares packages, and is funded from the Army's fiscal 2012 procurement budget. Delivery of systems, spares and payloads is scheduled for completion by April 30, 2013.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Ten new electric vehicle (EV) charging sites from AeroVironment added along Interstate 5 and U.S. Route 2
• AeroVironment to provide free charging to EV owners for a limited time

BELLINGHAM, Wash., May 30, 2012 -- The border-to-border vision of the West Coast Electric Highway moves closer to becoming a reality today with the opening of new EV charging sites, extending the highway to the Canadian border and opening it to electric vehicle (EV) drivers from both countries.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Small unmanned aircraft systems to demonstrate broadband network and long distance communications link for the FCC Deployable Aerial Communications Architecture Notice of Inquiry proceeding
• Multiple demonstrations planned using AeroVironment's Digital Data Link and off-the-shelf communications payloads

MONROVIA, Calif., May 24, 2012 -- AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it will employ its small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to demonstrate aerial communications capabilities for the Federal Communications Commission's Deployable Aerial Communications Architecture (DACA) Notice of Inquiry (NOI) proceeding. The DACA NOI is examining the ability to re-establish communications rapidly using aerial platform technology following a natural or man-made disaster that renders existing communications networks unusable.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Order definitizes previously announced Switchblade Agile Munition Systems and services contract
• Adds to prior $4.9 million order for a total value of $10 million

MONROVIA, Calif., May 23, 2012 -- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) announced it received a contract modification effective March 20, 2012 from the U.S. Army Close Combat Weapons Systems (CCWS), Program Executive Office Missiles and Space (PEO MS). The $5,108,160 modification to the existing contract includes engineering services, operational Switchblade systems and operator training. AeroVironment will work with ATK (NYSE: ATK), its munition subcontractor, to produce and deliver the systems.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Next generation Wasp system adds all environment, enhanced payload and digital data link capabilities
• U.S. Air Force accepts Wasp AE for BATMAV Program, places $2.5 million order

TAMPA, Fla., At SOFIC, May 22, 2012 -- AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) today introduced the Wasp AE™ small unmanned aircraft system and announced that it has been accepted by the U.S. Air Force for inclusion in its Battlefield Air Targeting Micro Air Vehicle (BATMAV) program. Inclusion into the BATMAV program enabled the Air Force to place an order for Wasp AE systems valued at $2,447,949.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and President Tim Conver to focus on long-term growth planning, strategy and value creation
• Senior Vice President Tom Herring to focus on execution of annual operating plan and operational excellence
• Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Deputy General Manager Roy Minson promoted to general manager, UAS

MONROVIA, Calif., May 8, 2012 -- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today announced a realignment of its senior management team to support its growth plans. The company promoted Senior Vice President and UAS General Manager Tom Herring to the newly established position of chief operating officer. Herring will focus on the planning and execution of the company's annual operating plan and on operational excellence.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Contract for PosiCharge systems valued at up to $8.8 million through 2014
• Multi-port charging systems provide for common use among different airlines, ground handlers, service vehicles and battery types

LOS ANGELES, at Electric Vehicle Symposium 26, May 7, 2012 -- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced the Port of Seattle has awarded the company a contract valued up to $8.8 million through 2014 to supply its PosiCharge™ electric Ground Support Equipment (eGSE) fast charge systems to the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport.   -> View More

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