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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...
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...
Defense Systems Digest— 18 December 2018
18 December 2018
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...