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IDEX 2019

February 17, 2019 - February 21, 2019
Event type: Conference

IDEX 2019 Expo and Conference
Abu Dubai National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)
Booth #03-C12, USA Pavilion

For additional information, please visit:  www.idexuae.ae


Source: AeroVironment Inc.

CNET/CBS: Trump’s Border Wall Could be a Virtual Barrier Patrolled by Drones Too

February 15, 2019

Fixed-wing drones for longer flight duration. AeroVironment's drones can be lofted by hand and carried in a backpack.

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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

AeroVironment Introduces Next Generation of Quantix Drone and AV DSS with New Product Updates, FMS Integration, Plant Count Beta Trial and Custom-tailored Pricing Packages for Growers to Ag Service Providers

February 12, 2019
  • Next generation of Quantix™ and AV Decision Support System™ (AV DSS) delivers performance improvements that optimize the user experience – on the ground, in the field, and in the air
  • New features include Variable Rate Layer for integration with a wide range of Farm Management Software including John Deere Operations Center, and Quick resolution option that decreases total data upload and processing time by 50%
  • Coming Soon - Plant Count Beta Trial program will provide growers with access to on-demand data analytics that quantify stand count and plant emergence
  • Starting at $5,500, three new pricing options enable individual growers, enterprise agriculture businesses and ag service providers to choose the right Quantix & AV DSS product package to drive their business forward

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Feb. 12, 2019 - AeroVironment, Inc.(NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today introduced the next generation of its Quantix™ VTOL hybrid drone and the AeroVironment Decision Support System™ (AV DSS) for precision agriculture. Enhancements across the Quantix & AV DSS ecosystem deliver a combination of new features, performance improvements and product package offferings – designed to meet the needs of individual growers, precision ag service providers and large-scale farming operations.

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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

Drone Maker AeroVironment Consolidates its Operations Moving Headquarters to Simi Valley, CA

December 29, 2018

One of the world’s largest drone manufacturers is now headquartered in Simi Valley.

AeroVironment Inc., a technology company that primarily produces drones and other technology for the U.S. military, announced the relocation of its corporate headquarters from Monrovia to Simi Valley late last month. The company’s Monrovia employees will have until summer to relocate to Simi Valley.

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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

AeroVironment Quantix Drone and Decision Support System To Aid National Park Service Recovery Efforts From Southern California Woolsey Fire

December 04, 2018
  • Woolsey fire destroyed 88% of National Park Service land within the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area
  • AeroVironment Quantix™ drone & Decision Support System™ data analytics platform delivered drone-based aerial imagery and actionable intelligence to guide disaster assessment and recovery efforts
  • Company’s Unmanned Aircraft Systems Flight Operations and Geographical Information Systems teams supporting National Park Service rangers and scientists to develop long-term environmental recovery and park rebuilding strategy

SIMI VALLEY, Calif., Dec. 4, 2018 - AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced it is supporting the National Park Service Inventory and Monitoring Program to assess the environmental impact of the Woolsey wildfire in the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area of Southern California. Burning over 96,949 acres, the devastating Woolsey wildfire destroyed more than 616 park structures and consumed approximately 88% of National Park Service land within the recreation area. Considered one of Los Angeles’ most cherished open spaces featuring hiking trails and historic structures, the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area is also home to a wide variety of indigenous plants and animals, including multiple protected and endangered species.

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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

AeroVironment Awarded $3.2 Million Puma AE Unmanned Aircraft Systems Contract by United States Department of Defense for U.S. Indo-Pacific Command Ally

November 06, 2018

  • Puma all-environment system supports ground, riverine and maritime missions
  • United States Department of Defense Foreign Military Sales program facilitates interoperability among U.S. and allied forces

MONROVIA, Calif., Nov. 6, 2018 - AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced it received a $3,228,856 firm-fixed-price contract on Sept. 14, 2018 from the U.S. Department of Defense to provide RQ-20B Puma AE II small unmanned aircraft systems, training and support to an allied nation in the U.S. Indo-Pacific Command (INDOPACOM) area of responsibility.Delivery is anticipated by March 30, 2019.

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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

AeroVironment and General Dynamics Land Systems Join Forces to Integrate Unmanned Aircraft and Tactical Missile Systems with Armored Combat Vehicles

October 08, 2018
  • Leaders in their respective fields collaborate to deliver next-generation capabilities to warfighters through fully integrated system solutions
  • Enhanced integration increases automation, decreases workload, and requires fewer operators to deploy and operate unmanned aircraft and loitering missile systems
  • Collaborative projects address the upcoming U.S. Army Next Generation Combat Vehicle and U.S. Marines Armored Reconnaissance Vehicle programs

WASHINGTON, at AUSA, Oct. 8, 2018AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missile systems (TMS), today announced a new strategic relationship with General Dynamics Land Systems (GD), the leader in ground combat vehicles, to produce highly integrated and effective tactical UAS and TMS for armored ground combat vehicles

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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

Eyes in the Sky

October 04, 2018

Danish Contingent Soldiers train U.S. Marines in advanced UAS techniques. Watch the Puma in action.

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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

United States Air Force Awards AeroVironment $13 Million Indefinite-Delivery/Indefinite-Quantity Contract to Support Latin American and Caribbean Nations with RQ-11B Raven Drones

October 04, 2018
  • U.S. Government fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds of $2.8 million obligated Sept. 30; work to be completed by 2023
  • Raven small unmanned aircraft systems to be deployed in U.S. Southern Command Area of Responsibility:Central America, South America and the Caribbean nations

MONROVIA, Calif., Oct. 4, 2018 - AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced the United States Air Force awarded the company a $13 million indefinite delivery/indefinite quantity (ID/IQ) contract on Sept. 30, 2018 for RQ-11B Raven® small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) to support Latin American and Caribbean nations.United States Government fiscal 2018 operations and maintenance funds of $2,800,000 were committed at the time of the award.The work is expected to be completed by Sept. 28, 2023.

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Source: AeroVironment Inc.

NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) Awards AeroVironment $5.9 Million Contract to Procure Raven Unmanned Aircraft Systems for the Portuguese Army

September 13, 2018
  • Raven system, with Mantis i23 sensor suite and pocket Remote Video Terminal (p/RVT), greatly enhances missions by adding stand-off/intercept, real-time surveillance and connectivity
  • With proven track record in combat use around the globe, Raven systems operate successfully and reliably from a variety of austere operational environments
  • Portuguese Army joins a growing number of allies adopting and fielding AeroVironment’s family of unmanned aircraft systems

Simi Valley, Calif. Sept. 13, 2018 - AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) for both defense and commercial applications, announced today the receipt of a fixed-price contract award valued at $5,962,494 from NSPA on August 20, 2018.The contract award encompasses the procurement of Raven® unmanned aircraft systems equipped with Mantis i23 sensors and pocket Remote Video Terminals (p/RVT) for the Portuguese Army, with delivery scheduled over a three-year period.

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