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US Central Command Non-Lethal Weapon Familiarization Fire, January 2018.
180130-M-QA457-0005.JPG Photo By: Tom Gagnier

Jan 30, 2018
MacDill AFB, FL January 18, 2018 - Joint service military personnel from U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM) and supporting commands had the opportunity to fire non-lethal weapons (NLW) at the MacDill Air force Base firing range during a familiarization event (FAMFIRE). The Department of Defense defines non-lethal weapons as weapons, devices and munitions that are explicitly designed and primarily employed to immediately suppress or disable targeted personnel or material, while minimizing fatalities, permanent injury to personnel, and undesired damage to property in the target area or environment.


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