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Drones and eagles

Drones and eagles
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December 12

Rogue drones are no match for eagles, Dutch police have discovered.

Since early 2015, Dutch law enforcement officials have been testing the use of eagles to take down drones that fly in restricted airspace or other off-limits areas.

It turns out, eagles have a knack for attacking rogue drones, AFP reports, so the Dutch plan to expand the number of eagles on the force.

The Dutch unleashed its eagle patrol earlier this year with the help of Guard From Above, a company that has trained eagles to view drones as prey and attack.

Dutch law enforcement has now purchased their own eagles and will deploy them alongside those from Guard From Above to intercept drones whenever necessary.

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