Accession Number ADA566671
Title From Niche to Necessity: Integrating Nonlethal Weapons into Essential Enabling Capabilities.
Publication Date 2012
Media Count 10p
Personal Author D. J. Trachtenberg J. A. Aho T. J. Tafolla
Abstract The recently released Strategic Defense Guidance notes that U.S. forces must be increasingly flexible and adaptable to deal with a dynamic security environment that 'presents an increasingly complex set of challenges and opportunities.' In both asymmetric and conventional environments, avoiding noncombatant casualties has become increasingly important to the success of military operations. Nonlethal weapons can play a significant and strategic role in accomplishing this and helping to achieve mission success.
Keywords Costs
Irregular warfare
Military capabilities
Military operations
Nonlethal weapons
Unconventional warfare

Source Agency Non Paid ADAS
NTIS Subject Category 74 - Military Sciences
Corporate Author Marine Corps Univ., Quantico, VA. Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate.
Document Type Journal article
Title Note Journal article.
NTIS Issue Number 1307
Contract Number N/A

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