March 22, 2017
AFRICOM science advisors focus on solving warfighter challenges
AFRICOM's Science, Technology & Innovation office leads and manages the acceleration of capability development through activities that support the Command's vision, strategy, campaign plans, operations and exercises.
March 17, 2017
How to Shock the Commander
The training that SFS members go through to use a taser includes a class and written test. They have to view people getting tased, but can choose not to be tased themselves.
McDonald is one of two SFS members to attend the Inter-service Nonlethal Individual Weapons Instructor Course. The INIWIC qualifies individuals to teach less-lethal tactics to others and requires recertification every two years for taser qualification.
March 2, 2017
Picatinny engineers granted patent for Indirect Fire Munition Non-Lethal Cargo Carrier Mortar
Picatinny Arsenal engineers Michael Markowitch, Francesco Rizzi, Bryan Drake, Jason Surmanek, Samuel Perez, Raymond Trohanowsky, Wooje Na, and Piotr Czerechowski were granted US Patent No 9528802 B1 for Indirect Fire Munition (IDFM) Non-Lethal Cargo Carrier Mortar on Dec. 27, 2016.