AeroVironment Introduces Digital Wasp AE Small Unmanned Aircraft System, Announces U.S. Air Force Program Acceptance, $2.5 Million Order
• 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.