AeroVironment Deploys Drone With U.S. Navy

Monrovia-based AeroVironment has deployed its small, Puma AE unmanned aircraft systems with the U.S. Navy, on the USS Stout, the company said on Thursday. According to AeroVironment, the U.S. Navy has tested and deployed its RQ-20B Puma small unmanned aircraft system (AUS) on the USS Stout, which is a guided missle destroyer. The USS Stout is being used in the Arabian gulf.