Courtesy of AeroVironment, Inc.

Wasp AE Micro Air Vehicle


The Wasp AE Micro Air Vehicle (MAV) is a micro-sized unmanned aerial vehicle equipped well-suited for shorter range surveillance and designed with maritime operations such as MPA surveillance and protection in mind.

Toss it in Your Bag: The Wasp AE MAV is designed to be portable in a simple backpack as well as can be hand-launched. This makes it operable in all environments and with all missions, ideal for small-ship, small-team operations that may not have the space for larger launch infrastructure.

Out and back: The Wasp AE MAV has an image transmission range 5 km and flight time of 50 minutes, making it better suited it for close-range intelligence gathering or surveillance operations. It can be operated manually or pre-programmed with GPS.


Altitude: 152 m
Length: 76 cm
Width: 102 cm
Weight: 1.3 kg
Maximum speed: 37-83 km/h
Endurance: 50 min

United States, Australia
  • Company: AeroVironment

  • Type: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV)

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  • Link: Product Website

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