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AeroVironment, Inc. to Present at Sidoti & Company, LLC’s 18th Annual Emerging Growth Research Institutional Investment Forum

March 17, 2014
MONROVIA, Calif., March 17, 2014 – AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced that Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Tim Conver will present at Sidoti & Company, LLC’s Eighteenth Annual Emerging Growth Research Institutional Investor Forum in New York City on Tuesday March 18, 2014.   -> View More

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PosiCharge™Industrial EV Charging Systems – Helping to Improve Air Quality at Seattle-Tacoma Airport

March 17, 2014
AeroVironment's PosiCharge industrial EV charging systems are helping the Seattle-Tacoma Airport to efficiently charge their ground service equipment and improve air quality. Watch Video   -> View More

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NBC News: Robots, Drones and Subs: Where Should the Military Invest?

February 25, 2014

Unmanned systems have an incredible amount of potential.

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AeroVironment, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter Fiscal 2014 Earnings Release and Conference Call

February 18, 2014
MONROVIA, Calif., Feb. 18, 2014 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV) today announced it will issue financial results for the Company's third fiscal quarter ended January 25, 2014, after the market closes on Tuesday March 4, 2014. Management will host a conference call and live audio webcast to discuss the results at 1:30 p.m. Pacific Time that day.   -> View More

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Grand Forks Sheriff Using Technology To Study Accident Scenes

February 16, 2014

While emergency responders worked at the scene of a deadly crash on Grand Forks’ South Columbia Road about a week ago, a small unmanned aircraft quietly floated overhead. It was taking photos to help investigators reconstruct the events that led up to the accident, according to Lt. Dwight Love of the Grand Forks Police Department. They would otherwise have to bring in a crane or a helicopter to get such photos.

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CNN: North Dakota Testing New Drone Technology

February 10, 2014

"You can operate these aircraft for a fraction of the cost of what a manned aircraft unit would cost an agency." The UAS-es help "increase situational awareness" for officers in the event of a criminal pursuit, a flood or even a traffic jam. The aircrafts also provide "a perspective that deputies on the ground would not easily get," says Frazier.

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Lockheed Martin Corporation and AeroVironment, Inc. to Pursue Joint Opportunities in Unmanned Aircraft Systems Markets

February 07, 2014
• Companies sign memorandum of understanding to explore opportunities for unmanned aircraft systems in international markets
• Primary focus relates to integrating Lockheed Martin mission systems, ground systems and technology with AeroVironment's Global Observer® unmanned aircraft system

NEW DELHI, at Defense Expo, Feb. 7, 2014 – AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV), a leader in unmanned aircraft system solutions, and the Lockheed Martin Corporation (NYSE:LMT), one of the world’s largest aerospace companies and a leading systems integrator, today announced an agreement to jointly pursue opportunities in unmanned aircraft system (UAS) development.   -> View More

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NY Times: New Cord for Electric Vehicles Offers Charge-Anywhere Versatility

February 06, 2014
Range anxiety and limited charging infrastructure are among the reasons some consumers don’t consider buying an electric vehicle. Those two concerns are related, because if there’s no place to charge an E.V., that affects the distance a driver can travel.

AeroVironment, which builds electric-vehicle charging equipment, announced last week the release of a new type of charging cord that will allow E.V. users to recharge anywhere. With a dual-voltage setting, 120 volts and 240 volts AC, the cord could broaden E.V. charging options from the current charging stations equipped with those funny-looking plugs that connect to E.V. charging ports.   -> View More

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See How the 2nd Marine Logistics Group Trains with the Raven UAS

February 05, 2014
“By using the Raven we can recon a route before our [logistics] convoys pass through, so we don’t get hit,” said Cpl. Tyler Sanchez, a radio operator with Combat Logistics Regiment 2, 2nd Marine Logistics Group.


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Connecticut Fire Department Employs Drone at Quarry Fire

February 03, 2014

It was initially feared the fire was near explosives that might ignite, but a drone was flown over the site to take photos.

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