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With more than 60 years of lighter-than-air innovation and expertise, we're dedicated to solving great challenges in Aerospace and Defense.
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Thunderhead Balloon Systems
Raven Aerostar's Thunderhead Balloon Systems have made long duration and navigational stratospheric missions a proven reality.Learn More
We've partnered with government agencies, academic institutions, and technology companies to achieve success in a variety of engineering services and mission operations.Learn More
Our advanced radar systems are designed and optimized to track targets in difficult radar clutter conditions across land, sea, and air.Learn More
Situational Awareness & ISR
For decades, Raven Aerostar has led the market in advanced signal processing and persistent surveillance. Our suite of technology has enabled end-users and decision-makers to achieve and exceed dynamic intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance missions spanning land, sea, and air.Learn More
There's a Gap In Your Strategic Operations
Our lighter-than-air platforms have helped NASA, Google, the U.S. Air Force, and many others achieve and exceed dynamic missions, including communications, data relay, surveillance, intelligence, and more.Time to Raise Thunder
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Sioux Falls, SD (August 30, 2020) — Raven Industries (NASDAQ: RAVN) is proud to announce that Raven Aerostar’s Thunderhead Balloon System has set a new duration record of 59 days. Flight HBAL0412, launched on July 2 at 9:59 a.m., demonstrated...
Raven Aerostar is proud of our long-standing partnership and capability to offer stratospheric solutions for NASA to meet worldwide objectives of stratospheric research and scientific mission.