Space startup Aevum received several government contracts worth nearly $1 billion, including opportunities with the United States Space Force and United States Air Force (USAF).
Aevum is constructing autonomous drones called Ravn X, which take off and land horizontally like airplanes; today (Thursday, Dec. 3) also marks the rollout of the Ravn X vehicle. Aevum is also building a global logistics network to take on as many launch duties as possible themselves.
This work recently garnered them the upcoming ASLON-45 mission with the United States Space Force, which is the first formal small launch mission contracted by the U.S. Department of Defense.
Aevum also received a USAF AFWERX Small Business Innovation Research Phase I contract for rapid launch and space logistics, along with a separate indefinite delivery and quantity contract with the USAF Space and Missile Systems Center’s Launch Enterprise Small