Gorgon Stare Wide-Area Motion Imagery (WAMI)

Gorgon Stare is the U.S Air Force’s Program of Record for Wide-Area Motion Imagery (WAMI). Gorgon Stare can observe city-sized and larger areas with persistent, 24-hour WAMI coverage. The system provides situational awareness to command authorities and on-the-ground units by distributing multiple live Imagery Streams via integrated Line-of-Sight and Beyond Line-of-Sight datalinks.


  • Ability to search/rewind imagery & video for post-mission forensic analysis
  • AI/ML compatible for autonomous object detection, classification & tracking
  • Operable on both manned & unmanned platforms
  • Full-color daytime WAMI for enhanced object characterization & pattern-of-life identification
  • Concurrently collected electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) WAMI adds context & object characterization
  • Supports users with real-time SA & forensic/pattern-of-life analysis
  • Improved operational flexibility & area coverage, enhanced resolution with on-board knowledge generation
  • Simultaneously collect & feed WAMI to multiple users with three tiers (views) of coverage:

This is the drone a Russian fighter jet apparently took down over the Black Sea. ABN

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