The Raven is the most widely used unmanned aircraft system in the world today. Developed for the US Armed Forces, the UAV performs intelligence, surveillance, target acquisition and reconnaissance (ISTAR) operations. It is also known as a man-portable UAV. AeroVironment was recently awarded a firm-fixed-price contract from the United States Army totaling $18,485,495 to supply initial RQ-11B Raven unmanned aircraft systems, spare parts and contractor logistics services to seven allied nations through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) program. The Raven is for low-altitude intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance information. It has a wingspan of 4.5 feet, weighs 4.2 pounds, and a day/night operational range of about 6.2 miles.