AeroVironment

AeroVironment manufactures and commercializes unmanned aircraft systems and aerial vehicles for security and surveillance applications. Read more

Wahid Nawabi's photo - President & CEO of AeroVironment

President & CEO

Wahid Nawabi

CEO Approval Rating

88/100

Founded:

1971

Status:

PublicIndependent CompanyNASDAQAVAV

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Elbit Systems is one of AeroVironment's top competitors. Elbit Systems was founded in 1966, and its headquarters is in Haifa, Haifa District. Elbit Systems competes in the Defense field. Elbit Systems has 15,977 more employees than AeroVironment.

FLIR is AeroVironment's #2 rival. FLIR was founded in 1978 in Wilsonville, Oregon. FLIR competes in the Industrial Machinery & Equipment industry. FLIR generates $1.5B more revenue than AeroVironment.

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AeroVironment Quarterly and Annual Revenue

Trailing 12-Months Trend (TTM)

Annual Revenue

$394.7M

AeroVironment's revenue is the ranked 8th among it's top 10 competitors. The top 10 competitors average 21.8B. Over the last four quarters, AeroVironment's revenue has grown by 63.1%. Specifically, in Q1 2021's revenue was $78.8M; in Q4 2020, it was $92.7M; in Q3 2020, it was $174.9M; in Q2 2020, AeroVironment's revenue was $48.3M.

AeroVironment Acquisitions

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Intelligent Systems Group, Progeny Systems Corporation

Feb 2021

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$30M
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Arcturus UAV, Inc.

Jan 2021

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$405M
Arcturus UAV is an aviation company that designs and manufactures unmanned aerial systems for military and defense sectors.
Telerob Gesellschaft für Fernhantierungstechnik GmbH

Dec 2020

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$45.4M
Telerob is a security company that designs and manufactures remote-controlled robots and safety equipment for the defense sector.

These are all the companies that AeroVironment has acquired. AeroVironment has acquired 3 companies and its latest acquisition was Intelligent Systems Group, Progeny Systems Corporation in Feb 2021.

AeroVironment Funding History

Since AeroVironment was founded in 1971, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total AeroVironment has raised $113.9M. AeroVironment's funding round was on Jan 2007 for a total of $113.9M

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Since AeroVironment was founded in 1971, it has participated in 1 round of funding. In total AeroVironment has raised $113.9M. AeroVironment's funding round was on Jan 2007 for a total of $113.9M

AeroVironment Investments

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These are all the companies that AeroVironment has invested in. AeroVironment has invested 3 companies and its latest investment was Intelligent Systems Group, Progeny Systems Corporation in Feb 2021.

AeroVironment News

May 28, 2021Markets Insider

AeroVironment, Inc. Announces Participation in Upcoming Investor Conferences

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in intelligent, multi-domain robotic systems, tod... See more »
May 28, 2021UAS Vision

AeroVironment Chairman Sells 12,500 Shares of Stock

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ:AVAV) Chairman Timothy E. Conver sold 12,500 shares of the company's stoc... See more »
May 24, 2021San Fernando Valley Business Journal

Martian Helicopter Takes Flight in Moorpark

Engineers with AeroVironment Inc. show off Earth-modified replica of the Mars helicopter.... See more »
May 15, 2021San Fernando Valley Business Journal

AeroVironment Demonstrates Earth Version of Mars Helicopter

Engineers at AeroVironment Inc. showed off on Thursday the company's terrestrial version of the helic... See more »
May 5, 2021Intelligence Community News

AeroVironment completes Telerob acquisition

On May 4, Simi Valley, CA-based AeroVironment, Inc. announced it was granted clearance from the Germa... See more »
May 5, 2021Flight Global

AeroVironment lays out vision for teaming aerial drones and robotic vehicles

Long-time tactical drone maker AeroVironment has completed its acquisition of ground robot manufactur... See more »
May 5, 2021San Fernando Valley Business Journal

With Purchase, Drone Maker Expands Product Offerings

AeroVironment Inc. - the company that made the helicopter that flew on Mars - this week closed on its... See more »

AeroVironment Blogs

July 1, 2018Aerovironment Blog

Fly Fully Charged

Always Fly Fully Charged... See more »
June 20, 2018Aerovironment Blog

IDA Gold Product Design Winner

May 29, 2018Aerovironment Blog

Sweepstakes Winner

March 24, 2018Aerovironment Blog

Commodity Classic 2018- Show Wrap Up

What a great show! We had a wonderful time exhibiting at Commodity Classic and enjoyed meeting with t... See more »
December 20, 2017Aerovironment Blog

Wrap up at Farmer2Farmer 2017, December 13-15, Omaha, NE

Show Recap - AV Presents at FBN's Farmer2FarmerThe Farmers Business Network (FBN)has the clear goal o... See more »
December 10, 2017Aerovironment Blog

Visit us at Farmer2Farmer 2017, December 13-15, Omaha, NE

Meet our team at Farmer2Farmer 2017! Stop by our booth to learn how you can unlock new levels of effi... See more »

AeroVironment Press Releases

March 11, 2021Business Wire

AeroVironment Secures $5.9 Million Puma 3 AE Unmanned Aircraft Systems Foreign Military Sales Contract Award for U.S. Ally

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $AVAV #AeroVironment--AeroVironment Secures $5.9 Million Pum... See more »
December 8, 2020Business Wire

AeroVironment, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter Results

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AeroVironment, Inc. Announces Fiscal 2021 Second Quarter Result... See more »
November 9, 2020Business Wire

AeroVironment, Inc. to Present at the Baird Global Industrial Conference

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)---- $AVAV--AeroVironment, Inc. to Present at the Baird Global In... See more »
May 16, 2019Business Wire

AeroVironment Announces Retirement of General Manager Kirk Flittie

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AeroVironment Announces Retirement of General Manager Kirk Flit... See more »
May 7, 2019StreetInsider

AeroVironment and Kratos Team to Demonstrate Integrated High-Performance Tactical UAS and Tactical Missile System Capabilities

AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), the leader in unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and tactical missil... See more »
February 19, 2019Business Wire

AeroVironment, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter Fiscal Year 2019 Earnings Release and Conference Call

SIMI VALLEY, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--AVAV AeroVironment, Inc. Schedules Q3 Fiscal Year 2019 Earnings... See more »

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AeroVironment Headquarters

241 18th Street South Suite 415

Arlington, California22202

805-520-8350

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AeroVironment Summary

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AeroVironment manufactures and commercializes unmanned aircraft systems and aerial vehicles for security and surveillance applications. AeroVironment was founded in 1971. AeroVironment's headquarters is located in Arlington, California, USA 22202. It ...

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AeroVironment's President & CEO, Wahid Nawabi, currently has an approval rating of 88%. AeroVironment's primary competitors are Elbit Systems, FLIR & Lockheed Martin.

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Frequently Asked Questions about AeroVironment

  1. When was AeroVironment founded?

    AeroVironment was founded in 1971
  2. Who is AeroVironment's CEO?

    AeroVironment's CEO is Wahid Nawabi
  3. How much revenue does AeroVironment generate?

    AeroVironment generates $394.7M in revenue
  4. How much funding does AeroVironment have?

    AeroVironment has historically raised $113.9M in funding
  1. Where is AeroVironment's headquarters?

    AeroVironment's headquarters is in Arlington California, USA
  2. How many employees does AeroVironment have?

    AeroVironment has 699 employees
  3. What sector does AeroVironment operate in?

    AeroVironment is in Technology Hardware
  4. Who are AeroVironment's competitors?

    AeroVironment's top competitors are Elbit Systems, FLIR, Lockheed Martin