AeroVironment, a leading manufacturer of unmanned aircraft systems, has successfully completed the acquisition of Tomahawk Robotics, a developer of AI-enabled robotic control systems and integrated communication. This $120 million acquisition will allow AeroVironment to integrate Tomahawk Robotics’ technologies into its own platforms, further enhancing its offerings in artificial intelligence and autonomy.
Under the agreement, Tomahawk Robotics will become part of AeroVironment’s unmanned aircraft systems business unit. By combining the expertise of both companies, AeroVironment aims to provide the best solutions for its customers’ operational needs.
One of the key technologies that Tomahawk Robotics brings to AeroVironment is its Kinesis system, a common control system with open architecture and enhanced with artificial intelligence. Currently used by the Department of Defense and other industry clients, this system is designed to equip and effectively prepare fighters on the battlefield.
As part of the acquisition, AeroVironment will now service all of Tomahawk Robotics’ existing customers and plans to introduce its solutions to its growing network of over 55 allied nations. This expansion will create new opportunities for both companies to leverage their combined expertise in unmanned systems and robotics.
This strategic acquisition highlights AeroVironment’s commitment to stay at the forefront of technological advancements in the unmanned aircraft systems industry. By incorporating artificial intelligence and autonomy into its platforms, the company is well-positioned to meet the ever-evolving needs of its customers and enhance mission success.
– AeroVironment (Nasdaq: AVAV) completes $120 million acquisition of Tomahawk Robotics.