TITLE

Army Buys More AeroVironment RQ-11B Raven Systems

PUB. DATE
April 2013
SOURCE
Defense Daily;4/10/2013, Vol. 258 Issue 9, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Market Research Report
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the move of defense and security firm AeroVironment Inc. which announced that it has received $13.8 million in funding from the U.S. Army for continued performance of a contract action of $65.5 million. It states that the contract includes RQ-11B Raven unmanned aerial vehicle, miniature gimbaled payloads, and initial spare packages which are scheduled for completion by July 25, 2013. Comments from senior vice president Roy Minson on the contract are also presented.
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87637840

 

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