Dutch police train eagles to intercept drones
Dutch police train eagles to intercept drones

Dutch police train eagles to intercept drones

Dutch police train eagles to intercept drones Commercial and military organizations have not yet decided in which way it is more efficient and safer to neutralize the offender in the form of an unmanned aerial vehicle. While development is underway to create a weapon that fires not with bullets, but with directional radio pulses breaking the connection between the remote control and the drone, specialized hunter drones equipped with a network for catching violators are also being tested. In the Netherlands, they decided to add natural power to the technical options for the struggle. To do this, the Dutch police contacted Guard From Above, a company that trains birds to train eagles to hunt for multicopter. According to authorities, because of the low cost and widespread availability, drones can be used not only for entertainment, research, photo and video shooting, but also for the illegal transportation of weapons, drugs, pornography, and even explosives to carry out terrorist acts. The fall of aircraft to the ground, where residential buildings and people can be located, is fraught with irreversible consequences. And therefore, the capture in the air and the movement of intruder drones to a safe place is considered the most optimal way to fight. Intend to use eagles in places where crowds can occur. However, despite the powerful wings, paws and claws, it is not known what damage can be caused to the bird by quadrocopter propellers. Holland law enforcement agencies promised to think over this issue and create additional protection, even for paws of birds.

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