Experts from U.S. Government, U.S. Military, and industry partners gathered in South Dakota to discuss current and emerging stratospheric balloon capabilities.
Raven Aerostar and Abside Networks successfully demonstrated 4G LTE connectivity from the stratosphere in a series of test flights. Raven Aerostar's Thunderhead Balloon System provided connectivity through Abside's HAPS-RAN product line.
Raven Aerostar has secured a subcontract with a value of $3.6 million for products to TCOM L.P. for the KSA Modified Persistent Surveillance Systems - Tethered (PSS-T) Large Systems in a deployed location under a Foreign Military Sales program with the U.S. Army.
CNH Industrial N.V. (NYSE: CNHI / MI: CNHI) has completed its acquisition of Raven Industries, Inc., a U.S.-based leader in precision agriculture technology. The acquisition builds upon a long partnership and is an important milestone in CNH Industrial's digital transformation.
Raven announced that Defense Innovation Unit (DIU) has awarded a contract to Aerostar Technical Solutions, Inc. (Raven Aerostar) to provide robust high-altitude capabilities for the U.S. Department of Defense. DIU is focused on exclusively fielding and scaling commercial technology for use across the U.S. military.