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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.
April 3, 2009
Marines complete training with tears of different kind
OKINAWA, Japan – With tears in their eyes, snot running down their faces and adrenaline pumping
Yes, I can hear you now; non-lethal acoustic hailing device demonstrated
MCB QUANTICO, Va. – The Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate held a demonstration of an Acoustic
March 24, 2009
Soldiers Deploying for Kosovo Receive Non-Lethal Weapons Training
HOHENFELS, Germany – Non-lethal weapons (NLWs) play an important role in military peacekeeping
March 18, 2009
Non-Lethal Weapons: Essential Capabilities for Irregular Warfare
QUANTICO, Va. – As the U.S. expands its irregular warfare capabilities, non-lethal weapons can play
March 9, 2009
Air Force Conference Features Active Denial System
ATLANTA, Ga. – As the U.S. military continues to modernize its capabilities, non-lethal weapons are
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