In the News

Nov. 22, 2014

Silver Sabre brings nations together

CAMP VRELO, Kosovo – Loud sounds of batons beating against thick plastic shields rang out as Soldiers shouted commands in unison, all while pushing the screaming rioters forward. The Kosovo Police and

Nov. 13, 2014

Research laboratory honors top scientists, engineers

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio (AFNS) – Air Force Research Laboratory honored 12 outstanding scientists and engineers at the 2014 AFRL Fellows and Early Career Awards Banquet recently for their

Nov. 6, 2014

The basics of crowd control

HOHENFELS, Germany – As Soldiers from 1st Brigade Combat Team, 1st Cavalry Division train during their two-month stay in Germany, they take an opportunity to teach and learn from their NATO

Nov. 6, 2014

Active Denial Technology Demonstration Held at Quantico

QUANTICO, Va. – Leaders from several different services and agencies gathered at Range 4 for a demonstration of the Active Denial Technology (ADT), a nonlethal weapons system developed by the Joint

Nov. 3, 2014

445 SFS Airmen conduct TASER<sup>&reg;</sup> training

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AIR FORCE BASE, Ohio – 445th Security Forces Squadron reservists Tech. Sgt. Joshua McCrabb and Senior Airman Jalen McMahan use a TASER® on Tech. Sgt. Matthew Edds during the Oct. 5,

Nov. 3, 2014

Air War College class demonstrates the use of non-lethal weapons

MAXWELL AIR FORCE BASE, Ala. – Air War College's Non-lethal Weapons and Effects elective class demonstrated the use of non-lethal weapons to its students at Maxwell Air Force Base, Alabama, Oct. 16,

Oct. 24, 2014

140th SFS conducts TASER training

BUCKLEY AIR FORCE BASE, Colo. – The 140th Security Forces Squadron held TASER training for security forces members at their facility on Buckley, which included a classroom portion, voluntary exposures

Oct. 17, 2014

Passing of Corps; Dunford becomes 36th Commandant

WASHINGTON – Gen. James F. Amos, the 35th Commandant of the Marine Corps, relinquished command of the Marine Corps to Gen. Joseph F. Dunford, Jr., Oct. 17 at Marine Barracks Washington, D.C.The

Sept. 25, 2014

Stethem prepares Sailors for real world threats

PACIFIC OCEAN – The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Stethem (DDG 63) conducted a navy security force sentry course Sept. 19. The course covers concepts related to appropriate use of

Sept. 18, 2014

U.S. Transportation Command hosts third Non-Lethal Weapon FAMFIRE event

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill. – A split-second after Barry Schulhofer aimed the stubby, weapon and called out “Taser, taser, taser,” Army Sgt. Brant Hall realized that volunteering to be shot with the

Sept. 15, 2014

1st Law Enforcement Battalion lights up the night

CAMP PENDLETON, Calif. – The Marines of 1st Law Enforcement Battalion conducted their first ever live-fire training with the Non-Lethal/Tube-Launched Munition System aboard Marine Corps Base Camp

Sept. 11, 2014

Black Sea Rotational Force-14 Marines fight to complete non-lethal weapons training

MIHAIL KOGALNICEANU, Romania – Marines and Sailors of Black Sea Rotational Force 14 completed a non-lethal weapons training course Sept. 3-9 on Mihail Kogalniceanu Air Base, Romania. The course began

Sept. 10, 2014

Griffin Soldiers expand their use of force capabilities at INIWIC

FORT HOOD, TEXAS – Leaders of the 720th Military Police Battalion, 89th Military Police Brigade took advantage of the Interservice Non-lethal Individual Weapons Instructor Course (INIWIC), an

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