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Feb. 17, 2022

NSWCDD Develops Safer Weapons Alternative

Videos of U.S. military personnel stopping drug-smuggling boats are exhilarating and frightening. They are not Hollywood movies but real-life, dangerous encounters on the high seas. In each of those instances, the use of force applies. The High Power Microwave (HPM) Weapon Systems Division at Naval Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD) makes those encounters safer for everyone involved.

Dec. 17, 2020

Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard Release Maritime Strategy

The U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard released a new tri-Service maritime strategy December 17, entitled Advantage at Sea. The document provides strategic guidance on how the sea services will prevail in day-to-day competition, crisis and conflict over the next decade. It also directs the services to deepen tri-service integration, aggressively pursue force modernization, and continue robust cooperation with allies and partners.

Jan. 7, 2009

DoD and DHS Work to Non-Lethally Stop Suspicious Vessels

Marathon, Fla. – The U.S. Coast Guard and the Department of Defense’s Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD) recently conducted a demonstration of a developmental non-lethal weapon designed to

Jan. 6, 2009

Research and Development Center Develops Cutting-Edge Applications to Help Coast Guard Achieve Missions

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Coast Guard’s Research and Development (R&D) Center in Groton, Conn., is currently performing research, development, testing and evaluation on approximately 70 applications to

Dec. 23, 2008

Maritime Evaluation Assesses Non-Lethal Weapons

YORKTOWN, Va. &ndash Non-lethal weapons have the potential to provide tremendous new capabilities to U.S. military forces in protection of ports and high-value assets at sea. Working to develop these