C4iSR: Air

Logos conducts first Redkite sensor flight aboard a tactical UAS

20 February 2017

Key Points

  • The three-hour test showed that Redkite could operate from an Integrator UAS
  • The Redkite payload operates on less than 300 W

Logos Technologies' Redkite wide-area sensor flew aboard a Boeing Integrator Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) in early February. The test marked the first time the wide-area motion imagery (WAMI) sensor has been carried in the internal payload bay of a small tactical UAS.

The three-hour demonstration flight in Boardman, Oregon, validated that the Redkite and the Integrator could successfully launch from a catapult and conduct an operation, John Marion, president of Logos Technologies, told Jane's on 17 February.

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