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March 26, 2019 | Source: www.nationaldefensemagazine.org, National Defense, Zachary Kronisch, 12 March 2019
Nonlethal Weapons Offer Victory, De-Escalation
In 1995, U.S. troops protected United Nations forces withdrawing from Somalia by using nonlethal weapons to both subdue hostiles and prevent conflict escalation. In doing so, they...
January 14, 2019 | Source: The Washington Times; washingtontimes.com, Gary Anderson, 10 December 2018
Better Tools Along the Border
ANALYSIS/OPINION: Innocents being used as human shields is not new. Placing police and security forces into positions where they are portrayed as brutal thugs in the media didn’t...
December 18, 2018
The Continuing Quest for a Non-Lethal Weapons (NLW) System for Military and Civilian Law Enforcement Needs
Introduction Since the late 1980s, military, federal, state, and local law enforcement have incorporated NLW or less-than-lethal technology into their daily efforts to discourage...
December 17, 2018 | Source: Char-Koosta News, charkoosta.com, Lailani Upham, 3 December 2018
Fast Strike Provides an Affordable Non-Lethal Self-Defense Option
POLSON — Polson father Dave Duford worried about his young daughter’s safety during her trip to Las Vegas and wondered how she would protect herself. A gun was not an option, and...
December 3, 2018 | Source: PoliceOne (via National Institute of Justice), policeone.com, Michele Coppola
Using Shotguns as Less-Lethal Weapons
When the Corvallis Police Department moved away from everyday use of shotguns in favor of patrol rifles, the shotguns were repurposed for use as less-lethal weapons. Shotguns,...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Military & Aerospace Electronics, militaryaerospace.com, J.R. Wilson, 1 July 2018
Laser Weapons Show Their Stuff in Real-World Conditions
From surface warships, jet fighter aircraft, military tactical vehicles, to even unmanned systems, laser weapons are demonstrating with increasing frequency that they are ready...
November 19, 2018 | Source: Military.com
Could This Non-Lethal Round Replace Tasers for Marines?
The Marine Corps wants the defense industry to design a wireless, non-lethal munition capable of stunning individuals out to 100 meters. The human electro-muscular incapacitation...
November 12, 2018 | Source: FedBixOpps.Gov, fbo.gov, 8 Nov 2018, RFI Solicitation POC: Kristyl White
DoD Seeking Sources for Perimeter Security, Non-Lethal Vehicle Interdiction
The Department of Defense (DoD), Washington Headquarters Services (WHS), Acquisition Directorate (AD) is seeking information on commercially available Non-Lethal vehicle...
November 5, 2018 | Source: Defense Technical Information Center, dtic.mil, Owen Price, et. al, 2 Apr 2018
Final Report - Human Electro-Muscular Incapacitation (HEMI): Physiological Modeling Weapons
Human Electro-Muscular Incapacitation (HEMI) weapons are developed with the intent to incapacitate a subject without being lethal. However, under some use cases, these weapons...
October 22, 2018 | Source: Daily Mail, dailymail.co.uk, 12 October 2018, Mark Prigg
US Marines Developing Scalable Effects Laser-Plasma Weapon System
The US Marines are developing a new laser weapon that can transmit voice messages at long range, or be turned up to deafen, dazzle or even kill. The Scalable Compact Ultra-short...