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Nonlethal Weapons (NLW)

Multi-Service Tactics, Techniques, and Procedures for the Employment of Nonlethal Weapons

February 2015

Corresponding Service Publication Numbers
USA - ATP 3-22.40
USMC - MCWP 3-15.8
USN - NTTP 3-07.3.2
USAF - AFTTP 3-2.45
USCG - CGTTP 3-93.2

Description: This publication discusses the policy and parameters governing nonlethal weapons. This publication increases command and subordinate awareness for nonlethal weapons planning, capabilities, and employment. It provides employment considerations, but is neither prescriptive nor restrictive regarding commander authority to organize forces and execute missions deemed appropriate.

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MTTP History

 2017 October (Scheduled)  Joint Working Group 2
 2017 September (Scheduled)  Joint Working Group 1
 2017 August  Program Approval Package
 2017 June  Request for Feedback
 2015 February  Published
 2014 November  Command Approval Package
 2012 May  World Wide Review
 2011 July  Program Approval Package 3
 2011 May  Program Approval Package 2
 2011 March  Joint Working Group 2
 2011 February  Joint Working Group 1
 2010 November  Program Approval Package 1
 2010 August  Request for Feedback
 2007 October  Published
 2003 January  Published
 1998 October  Published
 Project Initiated


 Program Approval Package 1


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