Non-Lethal Weapons

Non-lethal weapons, also called less-lethal weapons, less-than-lethal weapons, non-deadly weapons, compliance weapons, or pain-inducing weapons are weapons intended to be less likely to kill a living target than conventional weapons such as knives and firearms. It is often understood that unintended or incidental casualties are risked wherever force is applied, but non-lethal weapons try to minimise the risk of casualties (e.g. serious/permanent injuries or death) as much as possible. Non-lethal weapons are used in policing and combat situations to limit the escalation of conflict where employment of lethal force is prohibited or undesirable, where rules of engagement require minimum casualties, …

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RAND Corporation · 7 June 2024 English

The authors of this report explore China’s military strategy for its overseas bases—specifically, how Chinese military researchers view the utility of overseas bases during a war—based on a review of …

is absolutely necessary to use weapons, non-lethal weapons should be used first.”76 While the article


DPG: Delhi Policy Group · 4 April 2024

A group affiliated with Hafiz Gul Bahadur, previously a government contractor and a good Taliban-turned-militant leader, claimed responsibility for the attack.5 At the funeral of the two officers on March …

html. 51 Firstpost. “Maldives to Receive "non-Lethal’ Weapons from China under New Deal,” March 6, 2024 https://www.firstpost.com/world/maldives-to-receive-non-lethal-weapons-from-china-under-new-deal- 13746002.html https://www.firstpost.com/world/maldives-to-receive-non-lethal-weapons-from-china-under-new-deal-13746002.html https://www https://www.firstpost.com/world/maldives-to-receive-non-lethal-weapons-from-china-under-new-deal-13746002.html I


DPG: Delhi Policy Group · 1 April 2024 English

DPG is deeply committed to the growth of India’s national power and purpose, the security and prosperity of the people of India and India’s contributions to the global public good. …

a defence agreement with China to obtain non-lethal weapons and training, marking a significant step “Maldives-China defence agreement to obtain non-lethal weapons and training, says President Muizzu”, The com/news/defence/maldives-china-defence-agreement-to-obtain-non-lethal-weapons-and-training-says-president-muizzu/articleshow/108271962 com/news/defence/maldives-china-defence-agreement-to-obtain-non-lethal-weapons-and-training-says-president-muizzu/articleshow/108271962


UN: The United Nations · 13 March 2024 English

8 p. : ill.Transmits information on alleged violations of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction by the …

sciences: "Administrative-legal regime of non-lethal weapons: problems of formation and implementation" of using in international armed conflicts non- lethal weapons, which are currently prohibited for use,


UN: The United Nations · 13 March 2024 English

8 p. : ill.Transmits information on alleged violations of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction by the …

sciences: "Administrative-legal regime of non-lethal weapons: problems of formation and implementation" of using in international armed conflicts non- lethal weapons, which are currently prohibited for use,


UN: The United Nations · 13 March 2024 English

8 p. : ill.Transmits information on alleged violations of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction by the …

sciences: "Administrative-legal regime of non-lethal weapons: problems of formation and implementation" of using in international armed conflicts non- lethal weapons, which are currently prohibited for use,


UN: The United Nations · 13 March 2024 Sindhi

8 p. : ill.Transmits information on alleged violations of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction by the …

sciences: "Administrative-legal regime of non-lethal weapons: problems of formation and implementation" of using in international armed conflicts non-lethal weapons, which are currently prohibited for use,


UN: The United Nations · 13 March 2024 English

8 p. : ill.Transmits information on alleged violations of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction by the …

sciences: "Administrative-legal regime of non-lethal weapons: problems of formation and implementation" of using in international armed conflicts non- lethal weapons, which are currently prohibited for use,


UN: The United Nations · 13 March 2024 Japanese

8 p. : ill.Transmits information on alleged violations of the Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling and Use of Chemical Weapons and on Their Destruction by the …

sciences: "Administrative-legal regime of non-lethal weapons: problems of formation and implementation" of using in international armed conflicts non- lethal weapons, which are currently prohibited for use,


AAN_AF: Afghanistan Analysts Network · 6 March 2024 English

It aims to bring together the knowledge, experience and drive of a large number of experts to better inform policy and to increase the understanding of Afghan realities. [...] It …

Institute. Link. Orbons, Sjef. 2012. ‘Are non-lethal weapons a viable military option to strengthen the


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