Dutch Police Training Eagles to Catch Drones
Drone technologies have been growing at a break-neck pace in recent years, leaving many cities and agencies wondering what to do about them. Near the end of 2015, the United States Federal Aviation Administration announced that drone owners would need to register their quadcopters if they were above .25 kg. With many near misses from commercial and private aircraft, the growing problem of rogue drones is one that needs to be solved fast. Dutch police are testing out a new low-tech solution to the growing high-tech problem, eagles.
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The company “Guard From Above” trains bald eagles to swoop down and grab the drones right out of the air.