AeroVironment, SoftBank Power Forward With HAPSMobile UAV

HAPSMobile's unmanned aircraft system takes flight at NASA Armstrong Flight Research Center in California.
Credit: NASA/Carla Thomas
Japanese telecommunications operator SoftBank may be downsizing its Vision Fund and reining in its ambitions after the COVID-19 pandemic and a high-profile miss with start-up WeWork, but the deep-pocketed investor remains committed to AeroVironment’s high-altitude pseudo-satellites (HAPS) unmanned...
Michael Bruno

Based in Washington, Michael Bruno is Aviation Week Network’s Executive Editor for Business. He oversees coverage of aviation, aerospace and defense businesses, supply chains and related issues.

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