Disaster Response


Get subscribers back online fast with a rapidly deployable, autonomous aerostat

ST-Flex aerostats offer a quick and effective way to provide wireless coverage after an emergency.
Rapidly deployable SuperTowers can be towed and deployed in less than a day
to quickly provide wide-area coverage to the affected areas.


Cover an impacted area with
cellular service so subscribers
can get back online quickly

First Responders

Provide essential connectivity
to first responders during
critical hours after disaster strikes

Monitoring and Awareness

Add sensors to monitor problem areas after a fire, flood or other natural disaster to aid relief efforts

After a disaster, staying connected
is essential for subscribers and first responders

1. Provide Coverage up to 25 Miles (40km) away.
Larger coverage area means fewer network assets need to be deployed and maintained

2. Simplified Logistics Consolidating to a single network asset allows for quicker and cheaper setup and operations.

3. Autonomous Operation With Aerostat Autopilot, a single operator can simply send a launch command to the ST-Flex and the aerostat will autonomously take-off and fly.

Featured Product


ST-Flex brings 95% or greater uptime
in a portable, rapidly deployable package. Bring the tools to meet your mission anywhere in the world with ST-Flex

-Maximum Flight Altitude: 1000 ft AGL (305m)

-Payload Mass: up to 132 lbs (60kg)

-Payload Types: Modular payload interface
Allows for a wide range of payloads including:
Multi-sector 4G/5G, IoT, Fixed Wireless, and more

-Data Transmission: Optical fiber in tether
Provides secure data link to ground

-Operating Modes: Aerostat Autopilot (Fully
Autonomous), Remote Control, Local Control

-Off-road and highway towable

-Set up in less than a day

*Specifications subject to environmental factors and system configuration

Altaeros as a Partner

Altaeros specializes in the development, production, and operation of advanced tethered aerostat platforms. Our aerostats are the world’s only full-scale, fully autonomous aerostat system. Autonomy delivers significant operational efficiencies and cost savings.

Contact us to explore how autonomous aerostats can enhance your application.

Ready to Fly? Get a quote for ST-Flex