Cover Page - shares
3 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2023
May 05, 2023
Document Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2023  
Document Transition Report false  
Entity File Number 001-39733  
Entity Registrant Name Redwire Corporation  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Entity Tax Identification Number 98-1550429  
Entity Address, Address Line One 8226 Philips Highway  
Entity Address, Address Line Two Suite 101  
Entity Address, City or Town Jacksonville  
Entity Address, State or Province FL  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 32256  
City Area Code 650  
Local Phone Number 701-7722  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Entity Filer Category Non-accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company true  
Entity Ex Transition Period false  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   64,280,631
Entity Central Index Key 0001819810  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q1  
Amendment Flag false  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31  
Common Stock    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $0.0001 per share  
Trading Symbol RDW  
Security Exchange Name NYSE  
Warrant liabilities    
Document Information [Line Items]    
Title of 12(b) Security Warrants, each to purchase one share of Common Stock  
Trading Symbol RDW WS  
Security Exchange Name NYSE