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Archive: April, 2017

April 28, 2017

MCESG Non-Lethal training

U.S. Marine Corps Staff Sgt. Louis H. Flores, left, instructor advisor with Marine Corps Embassy Security Group sprays a student during oleoresin capsicum spray training at Weapons Training Battalion,

April 22, 2017

Stronger Together than Apart

A safe, stable and secure Africa is in the best interest of the United States and its allied countries. In effort to elevate and strengthen military forces and relationships, Exercise African Lion 17 (AL), held in Morocco, was created to establish our commitment to African security and peace support operations.

April 18, 2017

Containing the riot: Japanese grunts receive non lethal weapons training

MARINE CORPS AIR STATION IWAKUNI, Japan – Protesters yell and chant, while a riot control platoon comes rolling in like Thor, the Norse god of thunder. The protesters began to charge, but the platoon

April 18, 2017

Soldiers use laser system to destroy drone during exercise

An experimental system on a Stryker destroyed a drone without firing a bullet or making a sound, the Army reports.

April 15, 2017

US Marines, Sailors train with Papua New Guinea Defense Force in preparation for APEC 2018

U.S. Marines and Sailors embarked aboard USS Comstock arrived in Port Moresby, April 15, 2017, for a Theater Security Cooperation engagement with the Papua New Guinea Defense Force.

April 3, 2017

Sponsored research funding is a win-win for both AFIT students and the sponsors

One notable contribution from the results of sponsored research projects is development of physics-based models for directed energy systems with emphasis on atmospheric propagation effects. AFIT’s Center for Directed Energy assists a number of DoD programs for directed energy weapons development to effectively utilize the models.