Where Eagles Dare: French Military Training Eagles vs. Drones

Eagle Taking On a Drone ©Euronews

“Like an eagle swooping on its prey.” (Job 9:26b NKJV)

After receiving an email about the French Military training Golden Eagles to capture Drones, my curiosity kicked in. Below are links to articles and video of this training.

“The French military is literally going where eagles dare in an effort to combat the increasing use of drones by criminals and terrorists.

Following incidents of drones flying over the presidential palace and restricted military sites – along with the deadly 2015 Paris terror attacks – the French air force has trained four golden eagles to intercept and destroy the rogue aircraft.” Where Eagles Dare

“Faced with the specter of a terrorist threat from rogue drones, the French are recruiting an avian ally. At a base in the southwest of the country, a special army unit has for months been training four golden eagles to spot drones and perform mid-air takedowns.” Drones-Eagles-France

NTD has a great video of how they train baby Golden Eagles as babies, and then as adults.

Though you ascend as high as the eagle, And though you set your nest among the stars, From there I will bring you down,” says the LORD.” (Obadiah 1:4 NKJV) [I took some liberty with this verse.]

Checking YouTube, there are several video of how bird attack drones.

Here is just one example. This drone is downed by a Hawk.

Hope for Hard Times

2 thoughts on “Where Eagles Dare: French Military Training Eagles vs. Drones

  1. What an example of the versatility of eagles! As birds they are commanded to do their respective parts, to “fill the earth”, and in the 21st century (A.D.) that now includes exercising territorial rights over aerial drone trespassers!

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