• FTUAS to interchange RQ-7B Shadow UAS at the moment fielded in chosen Brigade Fight Groups
• Increment 1 entails testing and fielding JUMP 20 medium unmanned plane on an accelerated schedule because it competes to develop into the U.S. Military’s FTUAS of alternative
• The JUMP 20 vertical takeoff and touchdown (VTOL), runway unbiased medium unmanned plane system offers intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) companies with elevated manoeuvrability, and improved command and management
AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a world chief in clever, multi-domain robotic programs, immediately introduced it acquired an Different Transaction Settlement award by the US Military on Aug. 18, 2022 for Increment 1 of the Future Tactical Unmanned Plane System (FTUAS) program. The contract encompasses the acquisition, testing and supply of 1 JUMP® 20 medium unmanned plane system (MUAS) to a specific Military Brigade Fight Workforce (BCT) and related companies, coaching and help.
“With Increment 1 of the FTUAS program, the Military can be testing and fielding the JUMP 20 on an accelerated schedule as they search a alternative for the RQ-7B Shadow UAS at the moment fielded in Brigade Fight Groups,” stated Gorik Hossepian, AeroVironment vice chairman and product line basic supervisor for MUAS. “The combat-proven JUMP 20 is a quickly deployable, runway unbiased, vertical takeoff and touchdown resolution for the Military. Its skill to be deployed, operated and sustained from wherever is a game-changer in theater and in conditions the place the enemy has invaded or destroyed infrastructure.”
The AeroVironment JUMP 20 is the primary fixed-wing unmanned plane system able to vertical takeoff and touchdown (VTOL) to be deployed extensively in help of U.S. army forces. Ultimate for multi-mission operations, JUMP 20 delivers 14+ hours of endurance, a regular operational vary of 115 miles (185 kilometers) and is runway unbiased. The system will be arrange and operational in lower than 60 minutes with out the necessity for launch or restoration gear and has a useable payload capability of as much as 30 kilos (13.6 kilograms). The JUMP 20 additionally includes a widespread autopilot and floor management system structure offering a extremely customizable, modular platform that may be customized configured to satisfy operational or buyer necessities.
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AeroVironment’s portfolio of clever, multi-domain robotic programs contains small footprint, runway-independent unmanned plane programs (UAS). These options supply elevated, multi-mission capabilities with the choice of choosing the suitable plane and payload based mostly on the kind of mission to be carried out. These capabilities have the potential to supply vital pressure safety and pressure multiplication advantages to small tactical models and safety personnel, in addition to larger security, scalability and price financial savings to business operators. AeroVironment offers turnkey intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (ISR) and help companies worldwide to make sure a persistently excessive stage of mission success. AeroVironment has delivered tens of hundreds of recent and alternative unmanned air automobiles to prospects inside the US and to greater than 50 allied governments. For extra info, go to www.avinc.com/uas.
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AeroVironment (NASDAQ: AVAV) offers expertise options on the intersection of robotics, sensors, software program analytics and connectivity that ship extra actionable intelligence so you’ll be able to Proceed with Certainty. Headquartered in Virginia, AeroVironment is a world chief in clever, multi-domain robotic programs and serves protection, authorities and business prospects. For extra info, go to www.avinc.com