Developed by the Russian defense contractor Vorenus , the View Hound is capable of transforming from ground to unmanned aerial vechicle (UAV ), enabling its use in a variety of strategic military applications. Its rotor blades coated with a special carbon nanotube-based compound, a View Hound in ground operations can spin these blades at high speed to form a shield against attack, as well as using the blades as an offensive weapon.