Press Releases

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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

Source: AeroVironment Inc. MONROVIA, Calif., April 30, 2012 -- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) announced it received a firm fixed-price order valued at $3,653,519 on March 15, 2012 from the United States Marine Corps through an existing U.S. Army contract. The order includes RQ-11B Raven™ small unmanned aircraft systems and initial spares packages. The systems and spares were scheduled for delivery before April 17, 2012.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • First Puma system order for Marine Corps
• Follows procurement of RQ-14 Dragon Eye, RQ-11B Raven and Wasp small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS)

MONROVIA, Calif., April 20, 2012 --AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced that the U.S. Marine Corps is the first military service to adopt four different small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) from the company with the receipt of a firm fixed-price order valued at $5,558,479 for the RQ-20A Puma AE™ through an existing U.S. Army contract. Delivery is scheduled within two weeks   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Puma production milestone achieved with 1,000th air vehicle
• United States Air Force assigns Mission Design Series designation RQ-20A to Puma AE system

MONROVIA, Calif., April 20, 2012 -- AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it received a firm fixed-price order valued at $20,430,433 from the U.S. Army for RQ-20A Puma AE® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) on March 27, 2012. The Puma AE systems will provide intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance capabilities for security, route clearance operations and overall battle space awareness to U.S. forces in Afghanistan. Delivery is scheduled within 30 days.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • First Puma system order for Air Force
• Adds to RQ-11B Raven and Wasp small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) procured by Air Force

MONROVIA, Calif., April 18, 2012 --AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) announced it received a firm fixed-price order valued at $2,431,440 on April 5, 2012 from the U.S. Air Force for Puma AE® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) through an existing U.S. Army contract. Delivery is scheduled within two weeks.   -> View More

Source: AeroVironment Inc. • Improves situational awareness for Raven system operators
• Delivers higher visual fidelity and improved target tracking
• One of four products in AeroVironment's new Mantis suite of gimbaled payloads for unmanned aircraft systems and other applications

NASHVILLE, at Army Aviation Association of America, April 2, 2012 -- AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) today unveiled a new miniature gimbaled sensor payload on the battle-proven RQ-11B Raven small unmanned aircraft system at the Army Aviation Association of America Annual Professional Forum and Exposition.   -> View More

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