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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...
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 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.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...
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...
October 22, 2018 | Source: SpringerLink, link.springer.com, 18 Jul 2018, Nestor Nsiampa, et al.
Non-Lethal Projectile Characterisation Method: Application to 40-mm SIR-X and Condor NT901 Projectiles
The growing market of kinetic energy non-lethal weapons (KENLW) using deformable projectiles has increased the need of numerically assessing the impacts of KENLW projectiles on...
September 24, 2018 | Source: National Defense, nationaldefensemagazine.org, 6 September 2018, Stew Magnuson
Doctors Reveal Details of Neuro-Weapon Attacks in Havana
Directed energy weapons intended to disrupt or damage their victims’ brains were the most likely source of a series of mysterious attacks singling out U.S. personnel assigned to...
September 24, 2018 | Source: SBIR/STTR, sbir.gov, 24 Aug 2018, U.S. Navy
Marine Corps Seeks Wireless Non-Lethal HEMI Bullet via SBIR Solicitation
The Marine Corps is seeking innovative technologies to design a low-cost (< $1,000 per round) HEMI munition that can be employed via a conventional DoD small Arms weapon with...
August 27, 2018 | Source: Marine Times, marinecorpstimes.com, 30 May 2018, Todd South
This Is the Laser That Marines Have Chosen to Dazzle, Hail and Warn
The Marines are replacing the “mini-green” laser with an upgraded version of the hail and warning system that integrates laser range finding and allows troops to better target...