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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.
July 15, 2009
SHARED ACCORD 2009 Shows U.S. Marines, Beninese Soldiers Advantages of Non-Lethal Capabilities
BEMBEREKE, Benin –shared (shârd): adj. – 1. Held or experienced in common. 2. Related to another or
July 7, 2009
Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate Gets New Director
QUANTICO, Va. – Colonel Tracy J. Tafolla assumed duties as Director of the Joint Non-Lethal Weapons
July 6, 2009
Nonlethal Capabilities Provide Alternative to Deadly Force
WASHINGTON – When shouting isn’t enough to stop someone who poses a threat, nonlethal weapons
June 13, 2009
Cultural barriers crumble during SHARED ACCORD 2009
BEMBEREKE, Benin – Cultural barriers came crumbling down as Marines and Beninese soldiers took part
June 9, 2009
Taze Me Bro
Sioux City, Iowa – It was definitely not another boring day in the classroom for law enforcement at
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