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    Non-Lethal Directed Energy Weapons and the National Defense Strategy

    Ms. Susan Levine, JNLWD Deputy Director for Policy and Strategy, briefed the relationship of Non-Lethal DE Weapons to the most recent National Defense Strategy at the 2018 Direced Energy 2 DC Exhibition.


    Directed Energy 2 DC Exhibit
    19-23 March 2018

    The Directed Energy to DC Exhibition (DE2DC) is part of the Directed Energy Outreach Campaign, which has been successfully educating decision makers and warfighters on RF and laser directed energy weapon systems and capabilities since January 2009. The DE2DC Exhibition provides an opportunity for government, industry and academia from across the United States to educate and exhibit mature directed energy hardware at the Pentagon and on Capitol Hill. DEPS is pleased to offer this opportunity for the seventh consecutive year.   

    NLWP DE2DC Flyer

    Advanced Planning Briefs to Industry presented at Modern Day Marine
    are now available in the  Business Opportunities tab. 


In the News

Stop Resisting! BLT 2/6 participates in non-lethal techniques course [Images]
May 7, 2018 - U.S. Marines with Battalion Landing Team, 2nd Battalion, 6th Marine Regiment (BLT 2/6), 26th Marine Expeditionary Unit (MEU), practice non-lethal control techniques during a non-lethal training course aboard the Wasp-class amphibious assault ship USS Iwo Jima (LHD 7), May 7, 2018. The training was a part of the Escalation of Force – Non-Lethal

U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen Visit NSWC Dahlgren Division
April 27, 2018 - U.S. Naval Academy Midshipmen and their instructors are pictured during their tour of the gun line at the Potomac River Test Range where naval guns have been tested since 1918. Throughout their Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) visit, the future officers were briefed on technologies related to their course of study at the U.S.

America’s Navy hosts Navy Day at the Alamo during Fiesta San Antonio
April 26, 2018 - Sailors from several local commands, to include the “Destroyers” of Navy Band Southwest from San Diego, Calif., gathered at the Alamo to participate in Navy Day during Fiesta San Antonio. The year's celebration marks the 127th Anniversary of Fiesta San Antonio which coincides with the city’s Tricentennial.  Hosted by Naval Technical Training Center

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Why Non-Lethal Weapons?

Non-lethal weapons can provide operating forces with escalation-of-force options that can
minimize casualties and collateral damage.

 Vision      Mission      Definition

Non-Lethal Weapons in NATO and National Concepts