U.S. Army Non-Lethal Weapons Information

U.S. Soldier Firing Non-Lethal Munitions

The U.S. Army's mission is to fight and win our nation's wars by providing prompt, sustained land dominance across the full range of military operations and spectrum of conflict in support of combatant commanders. The U.S. Army uses non-lethal weapons to:

  • Deny, move, disperse and suppress personnel
  • Disable materiel
  • Warn/Stop vehicles
  • Provide Soldiers with individual protective equipment and enhancement
  • Provide Soldiers with hands-on training in using non-lethal weapons

U.S. Army Non-Lethal Weapon Efforts

The U.S. Army leads the following joint non-lethal weapons programs and projects:

 

U.S. Army Non-Lethal Weapons Points of Contact

U.S. Army Non-Lethal Weapons Central Action Officer
Telephone: 573-563-7092
DSN: 676-7092

U.S. Army Non-Lethal Weapons Program Support Officer
Telephone: 757-501-5572
DSN: 501-5572