Cover Page - USD ($)
$ in Millions
12 Months Ended
Dec. 31, 2023
Mar. 15, 2024
Jun. 30, 2023
Document Information [Line Items]      
Document Type 10-K    
Document Annual Report true    
Document Period End Date Dec. 31, 2023    
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-31    
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 Well-known Seasoned Issuer No    
Entity Voluntary Filers No    
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    
ICFR Auditor Attestation Flag false    
Document Financial Statement Error Correction false    
Entity Shell Company false    
Entity Public Float     $ 53.3
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   65,578,724  
Entity Central Index Key 0001819810    
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2023    
Document Fiscal Period Focus FY    
Amendment Flag false    
Documents Incorporated by Reference
Certain information in the registrant’s definitive proxy statement to be filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission relating to the registrant’s 2024 Annual Meeting of Shareholders is incorporated by reference into Part III of this Annual Report on Form 10-K.
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