STAG-8 Family of Gimbals

High Performance Stabilized ISR&T for SWaP Sensitive Solutions Including Group 2-3 UAS

The STAG-8 family of gimbals is optimally designed to meet the stringent requirements of the Army’s FTUAS program in a high performance, SWaP optimized modular design (MOSA Compatible), offering a variety of payload options.

The high-definition mid-wave package includes the industry leading Leonardo DRS HexaBlu® cooled 6-micron camera core detector.

The STAG-8 gimbal family supports STANAG compliant laser designation in small/tactical (Group 2/3) UAS class gimbal payload which is also suited for a variety of manned aircraft, aerostat, maritime, and ground based applications. The open architecture and common platform base deliver the same precision pointing and controls across a broad range of mission optimized payloads

STAG-8 Gimbals

STAG8-EO product




Key Features

  • Part of the multi-payload Small-UAS Tactical Agile Gimbal (STAG) family
  • HexaBlu® cooled 6-micron camera core detector
  • Pan/tilt and roll/nod (nose-mount) configurations
  • Onboard edge processing module for advanced algorithms
  • Best-in-class gyro stabilization for laser pointing
  • Multi-mode target tracker
  • Ethernet control supporting STANAG 4586 Dual HD capable H.264 video output stream with MISB metadata
  • Integrated GPS/INS for geolocation


Paul Toumayan

Senior Director, Business Development
Electro-Optical & Infrared Systems

+1 469 401 0126