Replicating peregrine falcon attack strategies could help down rogue drones

NewsUntil now, it was thought that peregrines’ aerial hunting method followed simple geometric rules, but a new study debunks that theory. Peregrine falcons demonstrate the same guidance law used by visually guided missiles.Staff Author: Lauren ScrudatoTopics: Ethology

Replicating peregrine falcon attack strategies could help down rogue drones

Researchers at Oxford University have discovered that peregrine falcons steer their attacks using the same control strategies as guided missiles.

Mon 4 Dec 17 from TechXplore

Replicating peregrine falcon attack strategies could help down rogue drones, Tue 5 Dec 17 from ScienceDaily

Falcons attack prey in the same way as guided missiles

For the study, researchers at Oxford University obtained a birds-eye-view of falcons in flight using miniature video cameras attached to the raptors' backs.

Mon 4 Dec 17 from Daily Mail

Peregrine Falcons’ Hunting Strategy Mimics Guided Missiles

Wed 6 Dec 17 from Laboratory Equipment

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