France training 'drone-hunting-eagles' amid fears of possible terror attack

| Updated: Feb 21, 2017 19:01 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb 21 (ANI): Eagles are reportedly being trained by France to attack drones on suspicions that ISIS could carry out a possible terror attack on its soil. French Air Force is training four eagles to bring down remote-controlled drones when they are spotted in an unauthorised airspace, British media reported. Experts are finding training eagles to combat threatening drones safer then killing them. The birds are being trained in such a way so that they can to hold or halt the drones. France is not the only country using eagles to capture drones. The practice is also common in Holland. (ANI)