Custom Payloads for Specialized Missions

Payload Development Kit (PDK)

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The Payload Development Kit (PDK) further extends payload development to end users, enabling the rapid development of other mission-specific payloads. The PDK provides a full set of payload development tools for electrical, mechanical, and software integration.

Develop Payloads Up to 4.4 lbs

  • Supplementary EO/IR Payload

    Provides day and night situational awareness when carrying non-optical payloads, and secondary view-angle intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance capability.

  • Sensor Data and Power From the Aircraft

    Removes the need for developers to integrate batteries, GPS or other sensors in their payload by providing access to services onboard the aircraft.

  • Secure IP Networking

    Leverage the all-digital AES-encrypted network to integrate payload data and controls with a ground station.

Export Restrictions

Export Restrictions

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Payload Development Kit (PDK)