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The DoD Non-Lethal Weapons Program develops and fields Intermediate Force Capabilities between presence and lethal effects in support of the Joint Force.
Transform the National Security Enterprise by mainstreaming the planning and employment of Intermediate Force Capabilities to arm the Joint Force with the fullest range of capabilities in support of National Security objectives.
The Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program stimulates and coordinates non-lethal weapons requirements of the U.S. Armed Services and allocates resources to help meet these requirements. The Commandant of the Marine Corps serves as the Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Agent.
Located at Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., the Joint Intermediate Force Capabilities Office serves as the Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program Executive Agent's day-to-day management office.
The U.S. Armed Services work with the combatant commanders and the executive agent through a joint process to identify requirements and coordinate the planning, programming and funding of non-lethal weapons research, development and acquisition. Within the Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program, the Joint Intermediate Force Capabilities Office and the Services fund science and technology, research and development, as well as test and evaluation for non-lethal weapons.
Sept. 14, 2009
NATO Begins Non-Lethal Weapons Capabilities-Based Assessment
COPENHAGEN, Denmark – For the past decade, NATO has recognized the importance of non-lethal
TRANSCOM Exercises Assess Non-Lethal Capability Gaps
SUNNY POINT, N.C., and CONCORD, Calif. – U.S. Transportation Command is making efforts to
Marine Corps' Top Leadership Visits the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate
QUANTICO, Va. – General James T. Conway, Commandant of the Marine Corps and Executive Agent for the
Aug. 27, 2009
Non-Lethal Weapons Capabilties Highlighted During Exercise
STUTTGART, Germany – Personnel from U.S. European Command and U.S. Africa Command demonstrated the
Aug. 15, 2009
Optical Distracters Give Warfighters Escalation-of-Force Options
QUANTICO, Va. – As U.S. troops overseas continue to face the daily challenges of irregular warfare,
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