In the News

March, 2012

March 28, 2012

AFL completes non-lethal weapons training

MONROVIA, Liberia – The group seemed fairly subdued, participating in two separate sit-in demonstrations near each other in an open field in the Liberian countryside.The sit-ins turned to chanting,

March 28, 2012

Maneuver Battle Lab assists with Department of Defense assessment

FORT BENNING, Ga. – A group of Infantry Soldiers set up a "hasty" traffic control point Friday at the McKenna Urban Operations Complex to see how effective a batch of nonlethal devices could be in

March 26, 2012

Shocking: Grissom ready to roll out electronic control devices

GRISSOM AIR RESERVE BASE, Ind. – Grissom security forces just got a new weapon in their arsenal, and it may be shocking to some people; at least those who don't comply with officer instruction. No

March 21, 2012

Soldiers Get Pepper Sprayed, Still Complete Mission

JOINT BASE LEWIS-MCCHORD, Wash. – Soldiers with the 2nd Stryker Brigade Combat Team, 2nd Infantry Division conducted non-lethal weapons training to become level 1 certified to carry Mark IV Oleoresin

March 21, 2012

Military police soldiers complete law enforcement training

FORT CAMPBELL, KY. – American soldiers often conduct training that places them in unique and potentially uncomfortable situations, which prepare them for real life situations. Most soldiers, however,

March 12, 2012

DOD Demonstrates Nonlethal, Directed-energy Prototypes

WASHINGTON – A state-of-the-art millimeter-wave system developed by the Joint Non-lethal Weapons Directorate gives warfighters something more persuasive than shouting but less harmful than shooting

March 9, 2012

New Marine Corps non-lethal weapon heats things up

MARINE CORPS BASE QUANTICO, Va. – Commandant of the Marine Corps Gen. James F. Amos, invited senior members of the Marine Corps and members of the media to Marine Corps Base Quantico, Va., for a

March 9, 2012

Hundreds of sailors trained to operate laser technologies in Navy force protection and anti-terrorism efforts

YOKOSUKA, Japan – The U.S. Navy's laser safety training program - featured in a March 8 American Forces Network newscast - is bolstering the Fleet's force protection readiness, according to sailors