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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...
July 2, 2018 | Source: ArmyTimes, armytimes.com, 15 June 2018, Todd South
Army’s Newest Non-Lethal Weapon Is Spicy!
The Army recently awarded a $650,000 contract to purchase a new non-lethal weapon that launches paintball-like projectiles that irritate and deter potential aggressors. The...