Quadcopter resupply drone could give soldiers ‘Amazon on the battlefield’

Army researchers are developing an unmanned, quadcopter-style vehicle that could perform quick resupply missions over short ranges while flying at low or high altitudes—a service one research chief compared to “Amazon on the battlefield.”

Called the Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle, or JTARV, the rectangular quadcopter currently is in the prototype stage, but if brought to fruition it would allow soldiers on the battlefield to call for resupplies and have them delivered in about a half hour.

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