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  • AeroVironment to Expand BlackWing UAV Program Under Navy Contract - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    AeroVironment to Expand BlackWing UAV Program Under Navy Contract

    The U.S. Navy has awarded AeroVironment a potential $2.6 million contract to continue the production tube-launched unmanned aerial vehicles and associated equipment. AeroVironment  said Monday it will provide multiple Blackwing UAVs along with sensor payloads and refurbishment kits to the service branch. The company aims to deliver the initial batch of vehicles by May 2018 and complete all deliveries by November next year. […] More

  • Navy to Launch AeroVironment UAS for Anti-Access, Aerial Denial Environments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
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    Navy to Launch AeroVironment UAS for Anti-Access, Aerial Denial Environments

    The U.S. Navy has selected an AeroVironment-built unmanned aircraft system for deployment from submarines to operate in anti-access and aerial denial environments. AeroVironment built Blackwing for a joint capability technology demonstration sponsored by the Navy and U.S. Special Operations Command known as Advanced Weapons Enhanced by Submarine UAS against Mobile targets, AeroVironment said Monday. Kirk Flittie, vice president and general manager for AeroVironment’s […] More

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