The desert eagle is a gas-operated Isreali pistol. In DE_dust2, it was mainly used by the Terrorist team. It may be succeded, due to the terrorists having a different pistol every episode. Its precessedor is the Glock 17. It is a weapon with a very big recoil, and is not that popular with people unless they can control the kickback, which is hard to do. It is also an extremely deadly weapon.