AeroVironment Donates 87 Quantix Drones and AV DSS Ecosystems to 35 U.S. University Agriculture Departments to Advance Drones in Farming

  • 2019 University Collaboration Project advances academic research, applications and crop production practices
  • Quantix™ hybrid drone and the AeroVironment Decision Support System™ (AV DSS) deliver on-demand field intelligence to improve crop management for today’s growers
  • Drone and data analytics ecosystem to be used in a wide variety of precision agriculture research studies

University of Louisiana Monroe UAS major Stephanie Robinson holds the Quantix drone, donated by AeroVironment to the school’s Precision Agriculture and UAS Research Center. (Photo: The University of Louisiana, Monroe.)


SIMI VALLEY, Calif., August 21, 2019 AeroVironment, Inc. (NASDAQ: AVAV), a global leader in unmanned aircraft systems for both defense and commercial applications, today announced its 2019 Quantix and AV DSS University Collaboration Project. The project’s focus is to advance academic research, applications and crop production practices to improve the future of farming through the use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) and advanced data analytics.