Guard from Above

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Sep 13 '16 15:30

The Dutch police bought a number of eagles and are currently training them to hunt drones. The police expect that they will be ready for deployment by next summer.

The first trial to see whether eagles can be used to hunt drones was started about a year ago, with the police working with a specialized birds of prey company. According to the police, this trial proved successful, which is why it was decided to invest in a number of bald eagles.

Feb 15 '16 13:10

The Netherlands police plan to use eagles and other birds of prey to catch drones from the air. Falconers are baffled by this plan, calling it nonsensical and dangerous

Bird of Prey - Drone take out
Feb 1 '16 09:14

Birds of prey in the Netherlands will be trained to hunt down and take out enemy unmanned flying devices, police announced on Sunday. The authorities released video of a successful demonstration from Friday, saying a final decision on continuing the program will be made over the next few months.

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