Search Results for: AeroVironment

AeroVironment to Buy Arcturus UAV in $405M Cash-Stock Deal; Wahid Nawabi Quoted

Wahid Nawabi President and CEO AeroVironment

Unmanned aircraft system manufacturing company AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) has agreed to acquire Arcturus UAV in a cash-and-stock transaction valued at approximately $405M as part of efforts to expand into adjacent segments and broaden UAS portfolio and customer footprint. “We are excited about the opportunities for value creation through our acquisition of Arcturus UAV, which will enable us to accelerate our growth strategy and expand our reach into the more valuable Group 2 and 3 UAS segments,” said Wahid Nawabi, president and CEO of AeroVironment.

Read More »

AeroVironment to Buy Ground Robotics Vehicle Maker Telerob; Wahid Nawabi Quoted

Wahid Nawabi President and CEO AeroVironment

AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) has agreed to acquire Germany-based ground robotics vehicle developer Telerob for approximately $45.4M in cash as part of efforts to expand its global footprint and portfolio of multidomain unmanned platforms. The transaction includes payment of Telerob’s debt valued at approximately $9.4M upon the deal’s closing and up to $7.3M in additional payment to the German firm’s shareholder over three years based on specific milestones achieved.

Read More »

Kevin McDonnell to Join AeroVironment as SVP, CFO

Kevin McDonnell, former senior vice president and chief financial officer of JAMS, has been appointed to the same positions at unmanned aircraft system maker AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV). His appointment is effective Feb. 10 and he will succeed Brian Shackley, who has held the CFO role at AeroVironment on an acting basis since October, the company said Thursday.

Read More »

Wahid Nawabi: AeroVironment Submits Bid for Army’s Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System Contract

AeroVironment CEO Wahid Nawabi said the company has submitted to the U.S. Army its proposal for the three-year Lethal Miniature Aerial Missile System development contract and expects the service to award the contract in 2020, Inside Defense reported Wednesday.

Read More »

Kratos-Aerovironment Team to Integrate, Demo Tactical UAS & Missile System

TYSONS CORNER, VA, May 9, 2019 — Kratos Defense and Security Solutions (Nasdaq: KTOS) is working with Aerovironment to demonstrate an unmanned aircraft system in which a small tube-launched drone can be deployed from another that is larger and runway-independent to operate across multiple domains in near-peer, denied environments, ExecutiveBiz …

Read More »

Teresa Covington Named AeroVironment CFO

Teresa Covington,  who held the interim chief financial officer role between Feb. 5, 2015 and July 7, 2015 at AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV), has been appointed CFO on a full-time basis at the unmanned aircraft systems manufacturer. AeroVironment said Tuesday Covington will succeed Raymond Cook, who will resign as senior vice president and CFO on Feb. …

Read More »