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2014

New flashbang launcher expands Marines’ non-lethal capability

Carden Hedelt, Marine Corps Systems Command

For Marines running roadblocks and vehicle check points, identifying an oncoming vehicle as a threat is a decision that has to happen quickly and at standoff range because lives are on the line. A new system being fielded to II and III Marine Expeditionary Forces, Reserve Units and Marine Corps Forces Central Command will give Marines more