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AeroVironment Wins $16M to Support Small UAV

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Pentagon Contract Announcement

(Source: U.S Department of Defense; issued September 7, 2011)

AeroVironment, Inc., Monrovia, Calif., was awarded a $15,909,962 cost-plus-fixed-fee contract. The award will provide for the modification of an existing contract to provide logistical support for the small unmanned aircraft system.

Work will be performed in Simi Valley, Calif., with an estimated completion date of Oct. 31, 2013. One bid was solicited, with one bid received.

The U.S. Army Contracting Command, Redstone Arsenal, Ala., is the contracting activity (W58RGZ-05-C-0338).