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January 22, 2020 | Source: www.policeone.com, Kathryn Skelton, 20 January 2020
Maine Entrepreneur Developing "Less-Lethal" Projectiles, Launcher System
FRYEBURG, ME — A Fryeburg entrepreneur has received four Maine Technology Institute grants totaling almost $22,000 to develop a “less lethal” weapon: an air-powered grenade...
January 14, 2020 | Source: ewnews.com, Royston Jones Jr., 6 January 20200
Police to Consider Adding Tasers to Crime-Fighting Arsenal
NASSAU, BAHAMAS — Law enforcement could soon be outfitted with tasers as the Royal Bahamas Police Force considers adding less-lethal force weapons to its arsenal. Minister of...
December 31, 2019 | Source: Caller Times, www.caller.com, Alexandria Rodriguez, 16 December 2019
South Texas Police Chief Gets All Officers Less-Lethal Weapons to Help Save Lives
A South Texas police department added another weapon to its arsenal. Only this one was designed to cause less harm than a typical firearm. Rockport Police Chief Gregory Stevens...
December 17, 2019 | Source: Reuters, www.reuters.com, 31 October 2019
Weapons of Mass Control, Tactics of Mass Resistance
As the showdown between police and protesters in Hong Kong has intensified, officers have used increasing force, deploying an arsenal of crowd-control measures and weapons,...
October 22, 2019 | Source: JNLWP, jnlwp.defense.gov, Martin Egnash, 2 October 2019
Navy, Marines Express Interest in "Stackable" Modular Offensive Grenades for the Future
Several new types of grenades, including one that can be stacked to create a larger explosion, have garnered interest from the U.S. Department of the Navy. The Crane, Indiana-...
October 8, 2019 | Source: USNI, new.usni.com, Megan Eckstein, 24 September 2019
Pentagon’s Non-Lethal Weapons Office Pushing Gray-Zone Warfare Tools
MARINE CORPS BASE, QUANTICO, VA – The Pentagon’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate is hoping to reframe the talk about non-lethal weapons amid a push by the Defense Department...
September 7, 2019 | Source: National Defense Magazine, nationaldefensemagazine.org, Yasmin Tadjdeh, 31 July 2019
Directorate Wants to Change View of Nonlethal Weapons
Modern warfare is often characterized by heavy firepower such as guns, tanks, and attack aircraft. But as the United States faces operations in the “gray zone” — actions that...
August 27, 2019 | Source: Tech Xplore, Nancy Cohen, 3 August 2019
Military Researchers See Non-Lethal Role for Talking Lasers
Say what? Laser plasma balls that can talk? The Pentagon? How, and for what? The answer is that instead of beaming a flashing light or shouting over a loudspeaker to keep people...
August 13, 2019 | Source: NY Post, Hannah Spark, 31 July 2019
"Talking Lasers" That Beam Messages to Our Ears in the Works: Pentagon
Hold on to your tinfoil hats because there’s certainly a conspiracy theory a-brewin’ here. The Pentagon has confirmed it’s testing lasers that can talk. Huh? Weapons researchers...
July 30, 2019 | Source: Military Times, Todd South, 20 July 2019
Pentagon Scientists Are Making Talking Plasma Laser Balls for Use as Non-Lethal Weapons
Instead of beaming a flashing light or shouting over a loudspeaker to keep people away from sensitive areas, new technology being developed could allow troops to fire a laser that...