Mantis

Imaging Payload Sensors

AeroVironment’s suite of micro-gimbals delivers lightweight, compact visual awareness solutions designed to satisfy demanding requirements for Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations. Combining high-resolution EO/IR sensors with multiple zoom levels and laser illuminator on select models, the Mantis line of compact payloads are designed to provide application flexibility and deliver superior imagery in any operational environment.


MANTIS™ i45 N

Compatibility:

Puma AE & Puma LE

Mantis i45 N is a dual-axis, gyro-stabilized, multi-sensor nighttime imaging payload system designed for maximum visibility during low light or nighttime intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) operations.


MANTIS™ i45

Compatibility:

Puma AE & Puma LE

Mantis i45 delivers lightweight, compact and powerful visual awareness to the Puma™ AE small unmanned aircraft system (UAS) operator and supports an advanced suite of sensors, including ultra high-resolution EO and IR imagers.


MANTIS™ i25

Compatibility:

Puma AE

Mantis i25 is an advanced imaging payload system designed for both day and nighttime surveillance and reconnaissance operations. The payloads provide operators with EO/IR and laser illuminator in a lightweight and compact form factor.


MANTIS™ i23

Compatibility:

Raven

Mantis i23 imaging payload systems are ideal for low-altitude intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) providing a suite of advanced EO/IR features and laser illuminator in a small form factor.


MANTIS™ i22

Compatibility:

Wasp

At just 2.5 inches, the Mantis i22 is the smallest gimbaled imaging payload system available for AeroVironment’s Wasp small unmanned aircraft system (UAS). Battlefield proven, the ruggedized and waterproof design offers operators an advanced suite of EO/IR sensors.