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Aug. 15, 2014

Active Denial System heats up Joint Base Lewis-McChord Soldiers

Imagine a non-lethal weapon system with the ability to target an individual up to 1,000 meters away and repel them with minimal risk of injury. U.S. Department of Defense Non-Lethal Weapons Program

Aug. 13, 2014

Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar participants conduct non-lethal weapons shoot

MARINE BARRACKS RUDIARDO BROWN, Philippines – Service members from the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) along with Police Officers with the Philippine National Police (PNP), fired non-lethal

Aug. 9, 2014

‘Fight or Flight’: Philippine Armed Forces and Philippine National Police Experience OC Spray

MARINE BARRACKS RUDIARDO BROWN, Philippines – “Take a deep breath, close your eyes and face me,” was the last phrase heard prior to being sprayed with a fluid designed to stop individuals from their

Aug. 8, 2014

4th Law Enforcement Battalion Controls the Crowd with annual training

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Marines from 4th Law Enforcement Battalion, Force Headquarters Group, Marine Forces Reserve, out of Minneapolis, Minn., recently held annual training aboard Marine Corps Base

Aug. 8, 2014

U.S. Marines train Philippine Armed Forces and Philippine National Police on Taser Techniques

MARINE BARRACKS RUDIARDO BROWN, Philippines – Philippine Armed Forces and Philippine National Police trained with U.S. Marines from 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force, on

Aug. 7, 2014

Armed Forces of the Philippines and National police instruct US Marines

FORT BONIFACIO, Philippines – Service members from the Philippine National Police (PNP) and the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) taught U.S. Marines riot control techniques and Filipino Martial

Aug. 6, 2014

Philippines host US Marines for non-lethal weapons exercise 2014

FORT BONIFACIO, Philippines – Service members from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, Philippine National Police and U.S. Marines from 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, III Marine Expeditionary Force,

Aug. 6, 2014

Armed Forces of the Philippines Hosts Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar

Manila – The Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and U.S. Marine Corps Forces, Pacific (MARFORPAC) are conducting a Non-Lethal Weapons Executive Seminar (NOLES) 2014, in Manila, August 4-16.NOLES is

July 21, 2014

Provost Marshal’s Office conducts Taser training

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION MIRAMAR, Calif. – Marines and civilian police officers with the Provost Marshal’s Office aboard Marine Corps Air Station Miramar, Calif., conducted annual Taser training, July

July 16, 2014

First Platinum Wolf exercise comes to a close

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania – After approximately two weeks of multinational, integrated military training, exercise Platinum Wolf 14 officially concluded July 11, 2014. The exercise instilled a

July 10, 2014

20th Fighter Wing Security Forces electrify training

SHAW AIR FORCE BASE, S.C. – What does 50,000 volts feel like when it's shooting through your body?My recent augmentee class with the 20th Fighter Wing Security Forces Squadron gave me a first-hand

July 2, 2014

Military police bring Guardian Justice

FORT BLISS, Texas – Stone-faced military police from two nations, fitted in full riot gear, endeavor to maintain control as disgruntled and resistant detainees provoked mayhem from within their

Dec. 15, 2009

Chris Csanadi Deckard Wins Award for Non-Lethal Work

SAN DIEGO, Calif. – A senior scientist and program manager who supports the Department of Defense's Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program recently won an award for her work, which includes non-lethal

Dec. 15, 2009

Improved Flash-Bang Grenade Team Wins Air Force Science Award

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – As part of the Department of Defense effort to outfit warfighters with non-lethal escalation-of-force capabilities, a U.S. Air Force team has been studying the human effects

Dec. 15, 2009

Researchers Test Non-Lethal Laser Windshield Obscuration Technology

DAHLGREN, Va. – The Department of Defense’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) is working to meet warfighter needs by developing technologies to fill identified capability gaps. One of the

Dec. 15, 2009

Light and Sound Experiments Show Non-Lethal Applications

DAHLGREN, Va. – The Department of Defense’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Program (JNLWP) recently sponsored combined non-lethal light and sound human effects and military utility experiments. The Directed

Dec. 11, 2009

Laser Bioeffects Research a Dazzling SBIR Success

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – A research team from Air Force Research Laboratory's 711th Human Performance Wing recently completed the first-ever documentation of a phenomena imparting key

Dec. 10, 2009

Researchers Demonstrate Improved ADS Beam

DAHLGREN, Va. – The Active Denial System (ADS), a developmental directed energy, counter-personnel weapon, has the potential to provide an important new escalation-of-force capability to U.S.

Dec. 1, 2009

Texas Guard deploys non-lethal weapons

McGREGOR RANGE, N.M. – Guardsmen from the 72nd Infantry Brigade Combat Team felt the effects of thousands of volts throughout their body as they were tased during detainee operations training here.

Nov. 25, 2009

First Marines to test EOF module equipment

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – Many Marines may not find it difficult to utilize deadly force in serious conditions, but when the circumstances call for something less permanent, Marines will be prepared to