Nonlethal Weapon Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
Term Source: JP 3-28 (Defense Support of Civil Authorities) ?
1.) A weapon that is explicitly designed and primarily employed so as to incapacitate personnel or materiel, while minimizing fatalities, permanent injury to personnel, and undesired damage to property and the environment.
- also called NLW
In the United States, military vocabulary is standardized by the Department of Defence. These terms are used by the United States Army, Navy, Air Force, and Marine Corps.
Term Classification: operations
Department of Defence, Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
Term sourced from JP 3-28: Defense Support of Civil Authorities, updated July 2013 View source document
This term is marked as active and was last updated in 2015
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