Disposable Cargo UAS for Dangerous Resupply Missions
Logistic Gliders - Enabling Standoff Precision Resupply
By the end of 2011, more than 27,000 soldiers at 43 Forward Operating Bases (FOBs)in Afghanistan relied solely on airdrop for everything from food to fuel. Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and the remote locations of these FOBs made ground resupply all but impossible. As precision anti-aircraft weapons proliferate and conflict spreads to more remote regions, military supply chains of the future will face increasing pressure to reduce risk while increasing their reach.
Logistic Gliders has developed an entirely new approach to aerial resupply by harnessing low-cost UAV electronics and novel manufacturing methods. After 3 years of design, development and testing, we are proud to offer the LG-1000, the first air-launched, disposable cargo glider capable of carrying 1,000 lbs of supplies over 70 nautical miles.
No longer are cargo aircraft required to fly over or near an area to deliver supplies - they can now be projected through air defenses, stormy weather, political no-fly zones and atmospheric hazards like radioactive fallout or volcanic ash clouds. >