Raven Aerostar Tethered Aerostats in xyHt Magazine

xyHt Magazine's October 2014 issue explores why high-tech helium balloons may be a better choice than UAVs. Craig Laws, senior product manager of aerostats and military decoys, explains how Raven Aerostar's tethered aerostats provide unmatched performance and complete situational awareness for a multitude of needs.

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Aug 7th, 13:24

Raven Industries Balloon for Google Project Loon Exceeds 120 Days of Flight

Sioux Falls, SD (August 07, 2014) — Raven Aerostar (NASDAQ: RAVN) marked its one-year anniversary of Google’s Project Loon public unveiling with an impressive milestone accomplishment; a Raven Aerostar balloon surpassed 120 days of flight in the stratosphere. This Loon Balloon, named Ibis 152, was launched from New Zealand on February 26 and fully circled the earth twice.

Last summer, Ra...

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Jun 18th, 08:30

U.S. Army Awards Contract to Raven Industries for Vista Smart Sensor Radar Systems

Arlington, VA (June 17, 2014) — Vista Research, a subsidiary of Raven Aerostar (NASDAQ: RAVN), has been awarded an operations and maintenance contract for the upgrade and replacement of currently-fielded radar systems in support of the U.S. Army’s Persistent Ground Surveillance Systems (PGSS) Program. The firm-fixed-price, cost-plus-fixed-fee contract has been awarded for $8,381,917 and deta...

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Jun 9th, 13:34

NASA Presents Raven Industries With Prestigious Award for Outstanding Contributions

Photo: NASA's BLAST (the Balloon Borne Large Aperture Submillimeter Telescope) launched December 25, 2012 via a Raven Aerostar 39-million cubic foot scientific balloon.

Sioux Falls, SD (June 9, 2014) — Raven Aerostar (NASDAQ:RAVN) was recently recognized by NASA for its contribution to the highly successful 2012/2013 Antarctic Long Duration Balloon (LDB) Campaign. The 2013 NASA Group Ach...

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