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The U.S. Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program appreciates corporations and organizations that are interested in furthering the development of the next generation of non-lethal weapons, devices and munitions.

The Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program has identified several specific capability requirements that non-lethal weapons can address. These requirements include both counter-personnel and counter-materiel tasks. More information about Department of Defense non-lethal weapon requirements, including a list of identified Department of Defense non-lethal weapon requirements, is available here.

Please use the links below to access U.S. Government federal business and procurement opportunities related to non-lethal weapons. Interested parties should refer to the specific business or procurement opportunity for the appropriate response procedure.

U.S. Government federal business and procurement opportunities related to non-lethal weapons can be searched at:

Industry Day Announcements
Active Business Opportunities
  • M1112, 40MM Air-Burst Non-Lethal Munition 
  • The United States Army Contracting Command is issuing this sources sought synopsis as a means of conducting market research to identify potential sources having an interest and industry technologies available to support/provide the M1112, 40mm Air-burst Non-Lethal Munition (ANLM).  
  • Academia and Federally Funded Research & Development Centers 
  • The REF seeks to identify sources that have interest, availability, and level of technical capabilities (Technology Readiness Level (TRL) 6 or higher) to provide technical advisory, assessment, test and evaluation, and quality assurance support in the following focal area(s): Non-Lethal Capability, Counter-Personnel Non-Lethal Weapons and capabilities with reversible effects, and Counter-Materiel Non-Lethal Weapons (Vehicle Stopping Devices, Radio Frequency Jamming)  
  • Laser Eye Protection Threat Spectacles                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
    Advanced notice, not an RFP
Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate Joint Integration Program Advanced Planning Briefs to Industry
Expired Business Opportunities
  • Broad Area Announcement: Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program Fiscal Year 2015 Non-Lethal Weapon Technologies
    Please note this ONR-hosted Broad Area Announcement (BAA) has expired. Therefore, we cannot continue to accept BAA white papers or proposals based on this specific BAA. However, it is recommended that industry, government laboratories, and academia interested in presenting ideas and concepts to the JNLWP use this BAA as a reference document. The BAA best defines our current and future innovative non-lethal weapon system performance specifications.
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