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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.
Dec. 29, 2008
Picatinny lab dazzles participants with non-lethal studies
PICATINNY ARSENAL, N.J. – How could Soldiers determine if suspicious vehicles contain innocent
Dec. 23, 2008
Maritime Evaluation Assesses Non-Lethal Weapons
YORKTOWN, Va. &ndash Non-lethal weapons have the potential to provide tremendous new capabilities to
Dec. 22, 2008
Peacekeeping Training Focuses Less on Combat, More on Control, Compliance
BUTLERVILLE, Ind. – Soldiers who deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan must be trained to engage in combat
Dec. 10, 2008
NATO Honors Non-Lethal Weapons Study
BUCHAREST, Romania – A study on the effectiveness of non-lethal weapons recently received a
Nov. 24, 2008
Soldiers Pleased With Non-lethal Capabilities
FORT DRUM, N.Y. – Having non-lethal capabilities is a valuable asset to soldiers in combat, because
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