AeroVironment ( AeroVironment )


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About AeroVironment

An innate energy exists within us all, but it’s been our power to transform our energies into innovative, real-world solutions that has defined and differentiated our people and our company from the start. Solutions that anticipate life. Solutions that improve life.

It was on an August morning in 1977 that an amateur cyclist and hang-glider pilot climbed into the gondola of the Gossamer Condor and began to pedal. Designed and built by one of Time Magazine’s “greatest minds of the 20th Century,” AeroVironment founder Dr. Paul MacCready, the experimental aircraft did something no other human-powered aircraft had ever done. It performed a controlled flight. But while human legs powered the Gossamer Condor off the ground, it was a different kind of human power-our very Human Power™ to imagine the impossible and do it-that made that plane truly soar. 

Since our beginnings in 1971, we realized that securing the future would require more than clean power to drive our transportation needs, protect our infrastructure and sustain our resources; it would require that inexhaustible power...human power. Indeed, from building the world's first effective human-powered and solar powered airplanes to developing the world's first modern passenger electric car, that same pioneering spirit that inspired the late Paul MacCready has impassioned a whole new generation of AeroVironment innovators.

AeroVironment press release, blog etc

10/11/2018 - 15:28 Products Raven B Wasp AE Puma AE Quantix Switchblade Digital Data Link (DDL) Pocket RVT Sensors & Capabilities Solutions Tactical UAS Tactical Missile Systems Training Support Services Featured Products Previous Puma AE Raven Puma AE Raven Next
10/07/2018 - 20:37 AeroVironment and General Dynamics Land Systems Join Forces to Integrate Unmanned Aircraft and Tactical Missile Systems with Armored Combat Vehicles
10/04/2018 - 08:43 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
09/13/2018 - 05:30 NATO Support and Procurement Agency (NSPA) Awards AeroVironment $5.9 Million Contract to Procure Raven Unmanned Aircraft Systems for the Portuguese Army
08/27/2018 - 05:51 AeroVironment MacCready Works Donates Quantix Systems to West Point Military Academy to Support Its Robotics Research Center
07/09/2018 - 17:36 U.S. Army Selects AeroVironment to Compete for Family of Unmanned Aircraft Systems and Spare Parts Task Orders Valued at Up To $248 Million Over Five Years
07/03/2018 - 08:25 AeroVironment Collaborating with NASAs Jet Propulsion Laboratory to Build First Drone - the Mars Helicopter - to Fly on Mars
06/04/2018 - 08:38 Webasto to Acquire AeroVironment Electric Vehicle Charging and Test Systems Business
05/22/2018 - 06:03 Recent U.S. Army Awards for AeroVironment Switchblade Tactical Missile Systems and Services Bring Total Contract Value to $111 Million since August 2017; Include First Switchblade Order for U.S. Marine Corps
05/07/2018 - 07:14 German Navy to Field AeroVironment Puma Unmanned Aircraft System with Mantis i45 Sensor
05/04/2018 - 11:09 AeroVironment Awarded ISO 9001:2015 + AS9100D Certification for Quality Management System
05/01/2018 - 17:58 A Series of Conversations Where Industry & Technology Meet.
04/09/2018 - 08:38 AeroVironment Successfully Conducts Maritime Demonstration of Puma-Switchblade Automated Sensor-to-Shooter Capability to Counter Swarm Attacks
04/09/2018 - 06:26 Products Raven B Wasp AE Puma AE Snipe Quantix Switchblade Digital Data Link (DDL) Pocket RVT Sensors & Capabilities Solutions Tactical UAS Tactical Missile Systems Training Support Services Featured Products Raven Puma AE
04/09/2018 - 05:59 AeroVironment Introduces New PosiCharge ProCore OC Electric Forklift Charger; Now Provides Comprehensive Fast and Opportunity Charging Solution for Forklift Fleets
03/26/2018 - 07:16 AeroVironment Releases New Puma 3, Upgraded for Operation in More Challenging Radio Frequency Environments
03/06/2018 - 15:26 AeroVironment Awarded $44.5 Million Puma AE UAS Contract from a Major Country in the Middle East
03/01/2018 - 16:45 Jury Awards AeroVironment Damages of More Than $2.4 Million in Lawsuit Against AeroVironments Former Employees Who Founded MicaSense, Inc.