January 28, 2023
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AeroVironment lands Border Patrol contract


Simi Valley drone manufacturer AeroVironment secured a $5.25 million contract from the U.S. Border Patrol for its small Puma 3 unmanned aircraft systems. The Puma systems weigh 15 pounds and have a flight time of up to 2.5 hours. Delivery is expected to take place by January 2020, the company said in a news release…


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