Precision Air Drop System

PADS® Provides Precision Cargo and Personnel Delivery

PADS (Precision AirElmendorf Airmen complete airdrop using 3-D weather technologydrop System) ASonde enables
aircrews to obtain in-situ weather information to assist with critical missions. For guided airdrop systems, the real-time data provided by the PADS ASonde allows mission planners to increase standoff distance and deliver cargo and personnel from higher altitudes with greater precision and safety than conventional methods.

PADS was developed jointly with the U.S. Air Force and the U.S. Army, and designed to meet the demanding requirements of precision delivery of ballistic and guided cargo delivery systems.


  •  Easy to use
  • Mission planning user interface
  •  Calculates a point for delivery accuracy from high altitudes
  •  Graphical map interface
  •  Wireless interface with guided systems
  •  U.S. Air Force flight-certified components
  •  Housed in a rugged, easily transportable container
  •  PADS Self-Contained Kit consists of several robust  system needed to operate on a wide variety of aircraft.

Learn more about our precision airdrop suite of products:

arrow_orange PADS Self Contained Kit
arrow_orange PADS Asonde
arrow_orange PADS Antenna Control Unit
arrow_orange PADS GPS Re-Transmit Subsystem
arrow_orange PADS Dropsonde Receive UHF

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