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Possible answers include: (1) nonlethal weapons cause no harm; (2) the harm that nonlethal weapons cause is insufficient to violate noncombatant immunity; and (3) some civilians are liable to direct harm.
DOD started to pay more coherent attention to nonlethal weapons in 1995 during Operation United Shield, the effort where U.
Defence and security company Saab Bofors Dynamics Switzerland Ltd (SBDS) and US-based NonLethal Technologies Inc (NLT) announced today the signing of a long-term cooperation agreement under which SBDS will market and sell the IronFist and Cobra40 less-lethal weapon systems, including NLT's 38-mm and 40-mm munitions, on an exclusive basis in the European market.
The Defender takes the F4 Tactical pepper spray dispenser and turns it into a totally nonlethal personal defense system.
The settlement of a lawsuit from conservation groups forced Oregon to create the rules for using nonlethal controls on wolves before lethal control can be considered.
The disparity between results warrants further investigations comparing nonlethal aging methods within and among species.
reportedly has a limited program to supply nonlethal assistance.
While the United States, Britain and other Western countries have called on Assad to resign and have supported the opposition with nonlethal aid, they have not explicitly stated they would recognize a provisional government formed by Assad's array of political enemies.
WASHINGTON (CyHAN)- The United States provided the Syrian opposition fighting President Bashar al-Assad with $25 million of nonlethal assistance, Department of State Patrick Ventrell said.
The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitive nature of the subject, stressed in statement to the AP that the United States has already providing nonlethal aid to the armed groups in Syria but not military assistance.
The Texas Parks and Wildlife Department announced Tuesday that it will suspend the killing of burros in the park and work with the Humane Society of the United States to find nonlethal methods of removing the animals.
2) Given the complexities of irregular warfare and the likelihood that it will continue to dominate near-term operations, the development and deployment of nonlethal weapons (NLWs) may result in an increased capability at a lower risk to noncombatants and deployed forces.