French army trains eagles to attack drones

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Following a similar programme in The Netherlands, the French army has successfully trained Golden eagles to bring down small drones after multiple security alerts involving flights of the radio controlled miniature aircraft over sensitive locations, including the Elysée Palace and nuclear power stations. 

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The French Air Force is training eagles from a young age to bring down remote-controlled drones when they enter no-go urban airspace, reports Global News.