Lockheed Martin Indago 4

The Lockheed Martin Indago 4 Tactical Quad is purpose-built for special missions deployment with expanded capabilities suite built to military and security forces requirements. Indago provides 360 degree reconnaissance and surveillance capabilities with the introduction of Advanced Artificial Intelligence power to meet broad missions of the 21st Century Warfighter. Indago maintains proven mission benefits including man-packable design, low acoustic signature, long endurance flight, and high-quality optics.

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  • Man-packable; easy to ruck, deploy and stow
    • Hot-swappable payloads: Noctis Dual IR, ION 30X EO Camera
    • Compatibility with previous mission payloads
  • All US-Sourced parts
  • Integrated tactical radios
  • "Whisper quiet” acoustic signature
  • >Rugged, all-climate design


    • Mission computer/processing
    • Navigation sensors for GPS denied (Northstar Software)
    • Safety
    • Failsafes
    • Landing mechanisms (legs, landing gear, landing speed, motor failure, loss of comms or GPS
  • Improved Robust Motors
    • Batteries + optimize tether
    • 2 hot-swappable batteries (TSA Compliant for airline transport)
    • Flight Time: 55+ min (250 g payload) 45+ min (w/600 g payload)
    • AI
    • Automatic Target Recognition
    • Ident, Classify, Track

Increased Endurance and Payload

  • Max Payload: 2275 g (5 lbs)
  • 3 Payload attachments
  • Gigabits Ethernet for Payloads/Tether

Size and weight

  • Vehicle weight: 3.4 kg (7.4 lb)
  • Propeller Diameter: 20.6’’
  • Dimensions (folded): 12.5’’ x 9.5’’ x 5’’
  • Dimensions (operational): 42’’ x 42’’ x 12”

Radio compatibility (MANET)

  • Trellisware TSM Waveform (L&S Bands)
  • Persistent systems wave relay (L&S Bands)
  • Silvus (L&S Bands)
  • Environmental

Ground Control Station

  • Lockheed Martin VCSi Touch
  • Android Team Awareness Kit (ATAK)
  • Kinesis