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12 Majestic, Badass Photos Of Eagles Vs. Drones

'MURICA! Oh, wait...this is in France?

Posted on February 11, 2017, at 3:38 p.m. ET

1. Did you know that France is training eagles to fight drones? Because they are and it's really cool and it's something about which you should know.

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2. Taking a page from America's awesomely patriotic playbook, the French military is harnessing the power of screamin' eagles to do battle with the Rooskies.

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3. Amid rising tensions between Europe and Russia, Reuters reports that France is taking a number of counter-surveillance measures against alleged Russian snooping...

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4. ...INCLUDING FEATHERED MOTHERFUCKING DEFENDERS OF FREEDOM.

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5. The eagle has landed...ON YOUR DUMB DRONE ASS.

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6. The eagles even have sweet Three Musketeers names.

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7. These golden eagles aren't a Peter Jackson CGI mirage, they're nature's very own raptors of righteousness.

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8. More like birds of SLAY.

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9. And now let us pause to admire how aesthetically beautiful are these noble sentries of the sky.

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10. Okay, back to big ass talons shredding up some goddamned robots!

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11. Way to out-America America, France!

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12. Eagles of death metal, indeed.

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