in ,

AeroVironment to Build Miniature Aerial Missile Systems for Army; Kirk Flittie Comments

AeroVironment to Build Miniature Aerial Missile Systems for Army; Kirk Flittie Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
https://executivebiz-media.s3.amazonaws.com/2022/08/19/30/9f/c3/a0/b7/6f/d4/64/Executive-Biz.png

lmamsAeroVironment has been awarded a one-year, $22.8 million contract to produce loitering aerial munitions for the U.S. Army in an effort to help warfighters conduct precision strike missions.

The company said Monday it will provide Block 10C Switchblade lethal miniature aerial missile systems and support services under the contract with the Army’s Close Combat Weapons Systems Project Office.

The Army procured the LMAMS in response to a “joint urgent operational need.”

Launched in May, the Block 10C Switchblade offering features an encrypted digital communications tool and other technological updates that are based on user feedback, the company added.

Kirk Flittie, vice president and general manager of AeroVironment’s unmanned aircraft systems segment, said the company designed Switchblade to help provide force protection and precision strike capabilities to U.S. troops.

AeroVironment will showcase the aerial missile system during the Association of the U.S. Army’s exposition at Walter E. Washington Convention Center from Oct. 3 to 5.

ExecutiveBiz Logo

Sign Up Now! ExecutiveBiz provides you with Daily Updates and News Briefings about Products & Service

mm

Written by Jay Clemens

Airbus Unveils Satellite Image Basemap; Bernhard Brenner Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
Airbus Unveils Satellite Image Basemap; Bernhard Brenner Comments
Raytheon to Fund Habitat for Humanity Construction of Veteran's Home; Dave Wajsgras Comments - top government contractors - best government contracting event
Raytheon to Fund Habitat for Humanity Construction of Veteran’s Home; Dave Wajsgras Comments