In the News

April, 2017


MCESG Non-Lethal training April 28, 2017 — U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Louis H. Flores, left, instructor advisor with Marine Corps Embassy Security Group sprays a student during oleoresin capsicum spray training at Weapons Training Battalion, MORE

Stronger Together than Apart April 22, 2017 — A safe, stable and secure Africa is in the best interest of the United States and its allied countries. In effort to elevate and strengthen military forces and relationships, Exercise African Lion 17 (AL), held in Morocco, was created to establish our commitment to African security and peace support operations. MORE

Soldiers use laser system to destroy drone during exercise April 18, 2017 — An experimental system on a Stryker destroyed a drone without firing a bullet or making a sound, the Army reports. MORE

Containing the riot: Japanese grunts receive non lethal weapons training April 18, 2017 — MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan – Protesters yell and chant, while a riot control platoon comes rolling in like Thor, the Norse god of thunder. The protesters began to charge, but the platoon MORE

US Marines, Sailors train with Papua New Guinea Defense Force in preparation for APEC 2018 April 15, 2017 — U.S. Marines and Sailors embarked aboard USS Comstock arrived in Port Moresby, April 15, 2017, for a Theater Security Cooperation engagement with the Papua New Guinea Defense Force. MORE

Sponsored research funding is a win-win for both AFIT students and the sponsors April 3, 2017 — One notable contribution from the results of sponsored research projects is development of physics-based models for directed energy systems with emphasis on atmospheric propagation effects. AFIT’s Center for Directed Energy assists a number of DoD programs for directed energy weapons development to effectively utilize the models. MORE