non-lethal


Also found in: Wikipedia.
Translations

non-lethal

[ˈnɒnˈliːθl] ADJ [weapon] → no mortífero; [wound] → no mortal
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Senator Ernst has long called for this action, and worked to include her provision included in the Fiscal Year 2018 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) to assist Ukraine in combating pro-Russian rebels through lethal and non-lethal support.
They said that India was lying about the pellet guns being non-lethal, adding that these weapons could not be called non-lethal as the bullets fired from them had blinded hundreds of people in the occupied territory.
Other women find they aren't ready for this defensive option, or their occupations make carrying a firearm impossible, so they explore non-lethal defense options.
Non-lethal weapons are used by both the military and law enforcement forces.
To help resolve this dilemma, warfighters were equipped with non-lethal weapons, including a dazzling laser that got drivers' attention and indicated a need to stop.
Critics of non-lethal weapons (NLW) have asserted numerous complaints about the concepts, the Department of Defense research and development efforts, and the pace of innovation in the field.
In a statement quoted by Reuters, the Department said that "the non-lethal aid will go toward basic community services, supporting vetted units of the armed opposition, digital security training, and documentation of war crimes.
USPRwire, Sat Mar 14 2015] Non-Lethal Weapons Market by Product (Offensive, Direct contact, & Directed energy weapon), by Technology (Electromagnetic, Mechanical & Kinetic, Acoustic, Ancillary, and Chemical), by End-User (Law enforcement agencies, defense) - Global Forecasts, Trends & Analysis to 2014 - 2020
Pawtucket Mayor Donald Greblen said the program gives officers another non-lethal option for subduing people who may be a danger to others or to themselves.
the global non-lethal weapons market is poised to become a crucial domain for asymmetric warfare and law enforcement over the period 2014 to 2020, owing to increased insurgency and war in urban regions.
2) Nonlethal weapons (NLW) would seem to be the perfect answer for this military quest; however, observers point out that, to date, "few non-lethal weapons incorporating new technologies have actually been deployed on a large scale" (3) and that "operational use of available non-lethal weapons by the military has been limited.
Canada will be sending $11 million worth of non-lethal equipment and training, broken down as follows:

Full browser ?