Army One Step Closer to In-Flight Shape-Shifting Drones

Army One Step Closer to In-Flight Shape-Shifting Drones
U.S. Army photo by SPC John Cress Jr.

The Army is one step closer to deploying drones that can change shape during flight, according to new research from the Army Research Laboratory and Texas A&M University.

The two-year study in fluid-structure interaction led to a tool to rapidly analyze a variety of structural configurations for unmanned aerial systems, also known as drones.

The tool will eventually help configure drones to change shape during flight, which will optimize performance.

 

 

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