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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Oct 5th 2012, 16:00

Aerostar Announces Future Hot Air Parts Providers

Sioux Falls, SD (September 5, 2012) —Aerostar International, Inc. has selected a group of companies to carry on the supply of repair and replacement parts for Raven/Aerostar hot air balloons. These companies will take over the supply and distribution of parts in early 2013. Aerostar recognizes that the owners of Raven/Aerostar hot air balloons have made a large investment in their aircrafts ...

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Sep 10th 2012, 16:00

Aerostar to Establish PMA Parts Providers

Sioux Falls, SD (September 10, 2012) — It has been over six years since Aerostar International, Inc. notified the ballooning community that it was discontinuing the manufacture of hot air balloons. Since that time, Aerostar’s business has grown and diversified, leading it further from its historical business products serving the ballooning community. We have also seen a steady decline in the...

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Aug 23rd 2012, 12:00

Raven Industries to Provide Aerostat Surveillance for LifeLight Music Festival

Sioux Falls, SD (August 23, 2012) — Raven Aerostar will provide a tethered aerostat equipped with a day to night infrared camera for situational awareness and security use at the 2012 LifeLight South Dakota Festival, to be held August 31-September 2. Aerostar’s TIF-6500 tethered aerostat is approximately 6500 cubic feet in volume and will operate at 500 feet above ground level, assisting Lif...

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