Archive for the 'UN Peace-keeping mission' Category

MONGOLIA – US Military – Marines lead multinational nonlethal weapons training (2013-08-28)

Posted on August 28 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : Senior military leaders from 22 nations, most in the Asia-Pacific region, are gathered in Mongolia this week to learn about nonlethal weapons and how their forces can more effectively use them. The two-day seminar started with demonstrations, including the X26, with Mongolian military participating. Each experienced firsthand how it feels to […]

MOROCCA / US Military – Marines and Moroccans conduct Peace Support Operations (2012-04-16)

Posted on April 16 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : The US Marines as TASER International salesmen? Marines in a cooperative exercise with Moroccan military provided training in non-lethal techniques – including tasers – to prevent an escalation of force during crowd uprisings. Peacekeepers are often faced with problems in delivering humanitarian aid and disaster relief. Non-lethal arms may be essential. […]

MOROCCO – U.S., Morocco conclude ‘African Lion’ exercise [including taser exercise] (2011-06-02)

Posted on June 4 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The reference to tasers is at the end of this post (in bold) and for use in peace-keeping contexts … : “African Lion, which contained 900 Moroccans and 2,000 U.S. soldiers, also contained a peacekeeping phase in which U.S. and Moroccan troops conducted non-lethal training. Soldiers from both countries used such equipment […]

ROMANIA – Partners in pain: US Marines, Romanian troops train with nonlethal weapons (2010-05-28)

Posted on May 28 2010 by admin

5/28/2010 By Cpl. R. Logan Kyle , Black Sea Rotational Force … Marines and Sailors from Headquarters and Service Company, 1st Tank Battalion, and Romanian Marines and soldiers experienced the effects of two nonlethal weapons systems during an exercise at Babadag Training Area, Romania, May 25. BABADAG TRAINING AREA, Romania — “The purpose of this […]

SINGAPORE & MALAYSIA – Taser stun guns in use soon (2009-06-26)

Posted on June 26 2009 by admin

Malaysian police are set to become the second in Southeast Asia after Singapore to use the non-lethal Taser , TO BE used by police in developed countries as it is considered non-lethal.stun guns. The 220 tasers “The Taser is a weapon which is used to stun fleeing or belligerent suspects.”