In the News

Sept. 5, 2014

Investing in the Army's future

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md. – The U.S. Army vision for lethality science and technology investment is to enable overmatch in weapon systems for both offensive and defensive capabilities.Army Chief of

Sept. 5, 2014

High Tech Tools Save Lives Faster, Cheaper, Smarter

DORAL, Fla. – U.S. Southern Command's Science, Technology and Experimentation division wowed the crowd at the Conference Center of the Americas on Wednesday, showcasing a wide spectrum of technologies

Sept. 2, 2014

Operation Stonewall helps train regional police in Kosovo

FERIZAJ, Kosovo – Outside a government building in Kosovo, a crowd of angry protesters gathered making demands to the local police. As the crowd intensified in size and hostility, the police called

Aug. 29, 2014

81st SFS augmentees receive OC spray training

Staff Sgt. Hayden Granger, 81st Security Forces Squadron, exposes Staff Sgt. Seth Beattie, 81st SFS augmentee from the 336th Training Squadron, to a spray of oleoresin capsaicin during OC spray

Aug. 29, 2014

New flash-bang launcher expands Marines’ non-lethal capability

QUANTICO, Va. – For Marines running roadblocks and vehicle check points, identifying an oncoming vehicle as a threat is a decision that has to happen quickly and at standoff range because lives are on

Aug. 27, 2014

Air Force Research Laboratory Directed Energy Directorate receives Air Force Organizational Excellence Award

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M. – The Air Force Research Laboratory's Directed Energy Directorate received the Air Force Organizational Excellence Award, its fifth AFOE award since 1997.Bringing "Speed

Aug. 19, 2014

Non-lethal Weapons Executive Seminar 2014 comes to a close

MAKATI CITY, Manila, Philippines – After 12 days of teaching and learning from the Armed Forces of the Philippines, the Philippine National Police, 3rd Law Enforcement Battalion, 3rd Marine

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 29, 2014

U.S. Marines enhance Non-Lethal Systems with Bosnian Forces

Sarajevo, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA – A riot breaks out and the local police are overwhelmed, another level of defense must be called in, the armed forces.The Armed Forces of Bosnia and Herzegovina

July 25, 2014

Engineers make the choice

FORT HOOD, Texas – For some Soldiers, basic training included a class on the lethal M18 Claymore mine, a directional weapon, – the words “Front toward enemy” emblazoned across the face of the device.

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