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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.
May 20, 2009
Congressional Staffers Learn about Non-Lethal Weapons
QUANTICO, Va. – The Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) participated in Marine Day at Quantico
May 15, 2009
Airburst Non-Lethal Munition Reaches Milestone B
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. – On March 30, the U.S. Army Program Executive Officer for Soldier Weapons
May 11, 2009
Field, NLW training blossoms camaraderie between US, Moroccan forces
TIFNIT, Morocco – About 36 military policemen from Military Police Company, Headquarters Battalion,
April 21, 2009
Crowd and Riot: Controlling the Crowd Before It Controls You
CAMP BONDSTEEL, Kosovo – A young man, no more than 21 years old, sits on a packed bus knowing that
April 15, 2009
New Zealand Defense Force Officers Learn about Non-Lethal Capabilities in the Escalation of Force
QUANTICO, Va. – Officers from the New Zealand Defense Force paid a visit to the Joint Non-Lethal
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