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Photo Release -- Raven Industries Persistent Surveillance Solution Supports U.S. Navy South Maritime Operations

SIOUX FALLS, S.D., June 10, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Raven Aerostar (Nasdaq:RAVN) recently concluded a successful maritime operation in response to an urgent requirement from the Commander, U.S. Navy South (Mayport, Fla.) for a maritime persistent surveillance solution aimed at enhancing security in the Caribbean Basin. Quickly meeting the requirements provided by U.S. Navy South, Raven Aerostar deployed a turnkey Maritime Persistent Surveillance Solution featuring a Raven Aerostar Tethered Aerostat System integrated with a state-of-the-art Vista Smart Sensing Radar System, a General Dynamics electro-optic/infrared (EO/IR) camera, and a data link aboard the High-Speed Vessel – SWIFT (HSV-2). Departing from Key West, Fla. onboard the flight deck of the HSV-2, Raven Aerostar's Maritime Persistent Surveillance Solution was deployed to support U.S. Southern Command's international effort to provide surveillance in the Caribbean Sea. This successful operation builds on the continued international engagement of Raven Aerostar, and their wholly owned subsidiary, Vista Research, providing cost effective, persistent surveillance solutions that leverage tethered aerostats integrated with radars and other surveillance capabilities to enhance regional security in both land and maritime environments.
Raven Aerostar's Persistent Surveillance Solution
Raven Aerostar's Persistent Surveillance Solution moored aboard the HSV-2 SWIFT, deployed to support U.S. Southern Command's international effort to provide surveillance in the Carribean Sea.

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Raven Aerostar's flight operations team boarded the HSV-2 mid-April and operated the Maritime Persistent Surveillance Solution for the month-long mission. Raven Aerostar has a long history of successfully deploying and operating integrated aerostat solutions for both land and sea operations. Raven Aerostar has designed, developed and delivered Lighter-Than-Air (LTA) platforms and surveillance equipment, including radar systems and high altitude balloons for the U.S. government and noted research institutions. In 2010, Raven Aerostar was awarded for its outstanding service, unwavering commitment and tireless dedication as a supplier of vital tethered aerostats under Operation Enduring Freedom for force protection in Afghanistan.

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