In The Skies
High capacity, long-endurance aerial platforms deliver unrivaled persistence and stability when and where you need it.
Altaeros’ autonomous aerostats combine ﬁeld-proven aerostat systems with revolutionary autonomy.
Aerostat Autopilot™ results in unparalleled availability which enables users to expand mission capabilities and
allows our aerostats to outperform traditional aerostats, tethered drones, and other aircraft
Industries We Serve
Aerostat Autopilot: Revolutionizing Aerostat Operation
Altaeros has developed the world’s most advanced autonomous control system for tethered aerostats: Aerostat Autopilot. Aerostat Autopilot runs all day-to-day flight operations including, launching, landing, flight, and more which keeps humans out of harm’s way. These advancements allow aerostats to operate more safely and effectively, while dramatically increasing mission availability. In this video, CEO/CTO Ben Glass sat down to discuss the features and functionality of Aerostat Autopilot and how it can help aerostat operators around the world.
ALTAEROS AWARDED 5 YEAR, $99M CONTRACT
SOMERVILLE, MA (October 3, 2023) Altaeros announced the recent award of a 5-year, $99M Indefinite Delivery, Indefinite Quantity (ID/IQ) from the Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) for the delivery and support of autonomous aerostats and support services. With more than 60,000 employees, U.S. Customs and Border Protection is one of the world’s largest law enforcement organizations and is charged with keeping terrorists and their weapons out of the U.S. while facilitating lawful international travel and trade. Altaeros is proud to support CBP’s mission to “Protect the American people, safeguard our borders, and enhance the nation’s economic prosperity” with our ST-Flex Guardian Class autonomous aerostats.
ALTAEROS TAKES PART IN ARCANE THUNDER, A MULTINATIONAL MILITARY EXERCISE
UTSKA POLAND (August 29th, 2023) Altaeros took part in Exercise ARCANE THUNDER 23, a multinational military demonstration focused on joint multi-domain battlespace awareness. U.S Army soldiers from the Electromagnetic Activities Company, 2nd Multi-Domain Task Force successfully operated the Altaeros ST-Flex aerostat through launchings, landings, and recovery actions
ARCANE THUNDER is part of the U.S. Army Project Convergence Europe campaign, that helps to measure the progress of the services’ modernization efforts. The ARCANE THUNDER exercise tested and validated the services’ effects in air, land, sea, space, and cyberspace, further ensuring that they can overmatch any adversary.