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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...
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...
June 18, 2019 | Source: Futurism, Dan Robitzski, 30 May 2019
This Futuristic Non-Lethal Weapon Will Electrocute Your Enemies
The citizens and police of South Africa have a new option for personal protection - a Turkish company called Albayraklar Group just launched a new handgun-shaped taser called the...
April 23, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, Jared Keller, 16 October 2018
The U.S. Marines Want to Mount Powerful Lasers on Vehicles That Can Stun or Attack Out-of-Control Crowds
The Marine Corps is on the hunt for a vehicle-mounted laser system that can produce "sustainable and controllable plasma at range" for the purposes of crowd control, according to...
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...
March 25, 2019 | Source: Maritime Technology Reporter, marinetechnologynews.com, March 2019
Thwarting Mobile Underwater Threats
Underwater vessels and divers pose an increasing threat for operators of ports and ships carrying sensitive cargoes; cruise ships, fuel/chemical tankers and warships. Maritime...
February 25, 2019 | Source: http://www.thedrive.com, Joseph Trevithick, 31 October 2018
USMC Wants Truck-Mounted Plasma Weapon to Temporarily Blind, Deafen, and Even Yell At People
The U.S. Marine Corps is pushing ahead with research and development into laser-induced-plasma less-than-lethal weapons that can temporarily blind and deafen individuals, produce...
February 15, 2019 | Source: Business Insider, businessinsider.com, Ryan Pickrell, 8 February 2019
Soldiers Are Firing Off Spider-Man-Like Nets From Grenades to Down Enemy Drones
It's likely that whoever US troops fight in the next war, these enemies will be armed with drones. That's why Army researchers have invented a smart and cost-effective way to...