NONLETHAL WEAPONS

June 1995

Compiled by Bibliography Branch
Air University Library
Maxwell AFB, AL


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Books

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Anderberg, MajGen Bengt and Wolbarsht, Myron. Laser Weapons: The Dawn of a New Military Age . New York, Plenum Press, 1992. 244p.
Low Energy Antipersonnel and Antisensor Laser (LEL) Weapons, pp 139-176.
Book call no.: 623.446 A543L

Applegate, Rex. Kill or Get Killed. Boulder, CO, Paladin Press, 1976. 421p.
Chemical Munitions for Control of Mobs and Individuals, pp 323-362.
Book call no.: 364.4 A648k 1976

Applegate, Rex. Riot Control: Materiel and Techniques. Harrisburg, PA, Stackpole Books, 1969. 320p.
Book call no.: 364.4 A648k 1969

Challenge and Response: Anticipating US Military Security Concerns. Maxwell AFB, AL, Air University Press, 1994. 431p.
Waging Wars with Nonlethal Weapons, by Paul O'Connor, pp 333-344.
Book call no.: 355.033073 C4373
Also available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/aupress/Books/Magyar_Challenge/PDFs/challenge.pdf

Toffler, Alvin. War and Anti-War: Survival at the Dawn of the Twenty-First Century. Boston, MA, Little, Brown, 1993. 302p.
Book call no.: 355.02 T644w

U.S. Intervention Policy for the Post-Cold War World. New York, Norton, 1994. 256p.
New applications of Nonlethal and Less Lethal Technology, by Richard Garwin, pp 105-131.
Book call no.: 327.73009049 U582

Documents

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AAI Corp. Incapacitating Agent Weapons Technology. Baltimore, MD, 1979. 99p.
Doc. call no.: M-U 42492-4

Australia. Royal Australian Air Force. Air Power Studies Centre. Non-Lethal Weapons: Implications for the RAAF. Fairbairn AFB, Australia, 1995. 22p.(Paper No. 38)
Doc. call no.: M-U 36760-111

Ehmke, Charles. The Use of Non-Lethal Chemical Agents in Limited Warfare. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1966. 58p.(Air University. Air Command and Staff College. Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 35582-7 E33u

Hansen, George. Non-Lethal Gases for Guerrilla Warfare. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1966. 56p.(Air University. Air War College. Professional study)
Doc. call no.: M-U 32983 H2492n

Higgins, John. Non-Lethal Chemical Weapons in Counterinsurgency. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1967. 43p.(Air University. Air Command and Staff College. Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 35582-7 H636n

Hust, Gerald. Taking Down Telecommunications. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1994. 65p.(Air University. School of Advanced Airpower Studies. Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43998-1a H972t
Also available online at:  http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/aupress/SAAS_Theses/SAASS_Out/Hust/hust.pdf

Linder, Jim. Non-Lethal Weapons: Direct Employment Against Non-Combatants in MOOTW. Newport, RI, 1995. 15p.(Naval WAr College. Paper)
Doc. call no.: M-U 41662 L744n

Morehouse, David. A New Strategic Era: A Case for Nonlethal Weapons. Ft. Leavenworth, KS, 1992. 252p.(U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42022 M825n

National Security and the Need for Nonlethal Options by J. B. Alexander. Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1993. 1 vol.(LA-UR-93-285)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43813-1 no.93-285

Non-Lethal Weapons and the Future of War. by John Alexander. Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1995. 1 vol.(LA-UR-95-699)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43813-1 no.95-699

Potential Non-Lethal Policy Issues
. by J. B. Alexander. Los Alamos, NM, Los Alamos National Laboratory, 1992. 1 vol.(LA-UR-92-3206)
Doc. call no.: M-U 43813-1 no.92-3206

Roberts, Clifford. Nonlethal Agents in Limited War. Maxwell AFB, AL, 1966. 44p.(Air University. Air Command and Staff College. Thesis)
Doc. call no.: M-U 35582-7 R6432n

Stuck, Monte. Future U.S. Use of Non-Lethal Chemical Agents in Warfare. Norfolk, VA, 1972. 1 vol.(Armed Forces Staff College. Staff study)
Doc. call no.: M-U 36185-21 S932f

U.S. Air Force Armament Laboratory. CBU-30/A Incapacitating Munitions Systems. s.l., 1967. 41p.(AFATL-TR-67-178)
Doc. call no.: M-U 42025 no.67-178

U.S. Army Foreign Science and Technology Center. Brief Survey of Non-Wounding Anti-Riot Weapons by Renaud de la Taille. Charlottesville, VA, 1980. 13p.(FSTC-HT-1092-79)
Doc. call no.: M-U 38479-34 1980 no.1092-79

U.S. Army Research Laboratory. Less-than-Lethal Weapons Development for Law Enforcement. Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, 1993. 46p.(ARL-TR-51)
Doc. call no.: M-U 44090-1 no.51

Periodicals

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Aftergood, Steven. The Soft-Kill Fallacy: The Idea of Non-Lethal Weapons Is Politically Attractive and Purposely Misleading. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 50:40-45 Sep-Oct '94.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9409081585&db=aph

Alderman, Lesley. In Your Face. Money 22:15 Apr '93.
Also available online at: http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9303180459&db=aph

Alexander, John. Non-Lethal Weapons Demand Expands as Missions Change. National Defense 80:34-35 Mar '96.

Alexander, Lexi and Klare, Julia. Nonlethal Weapons: New Tools for Peace. Issues in Science and Technology 12:67-74 Winter '95-'96.
Also available online at: http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9601243991&db=aph

Amouyal, Barbara. Use of Nonlethal Weapons May Alter Military Strategy. Defense News 5:7 Nov 19 '90.

Amouyal, Barbara and Munro, Neil. Labs Rush Nonlethal Arms for Mideast Deployment. Defense News 10:1+ Nov 5 '90.

Anderberg, Bengt and others. Blinding Laser Weapons and International Humanitarian Law. Journal of Peace Research 29:287-297 Aug '92.
Also available online at: http://links.jstor.org/sici?sici=0022-3433%28199208%2929%3A3%3C287%3ABLWAIH%3E2.0.CO%3B2-6

Andrews, Andrew and Alexander, John. Softer Response Required as Global Threats Change. National Defense 78:23-24 Oct '93.

Arbetter, Lisa. A Pepper Pinch. Security Management 38:14-15 Jun '94.
Use of pepper in security personnel training.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9502011333&db=buh

Army Prepares for Non-Lethal Combat. Aviation Week & Space Technology 138:62 May 24 '93.

Atwal, Kay and Tapscott, Mark. Non-lethal Laser Rifle Testing at Fort Bragg, Naval Anti-Missile Laser Is Readied for Sea. Defense Electronics 25:18-19 Apr '93.

Baker, David. Wizard Wars & Air Power in the 21st Century--Part 2. Air International 47:214-217 Oct '94.

Barry, John. Soon, Phasers on Stun. Newsweek 123:24-26 Feb 7 '94.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9401317723&db=aph

Capaccio, Tony. Are Vapor Bullets in Air Force Future? Defense Week 16:9 Jan 9 '95.

Capaccio, Tony. U.S. Commanders State Uses for Non-Lethal Technology. Defense Week 16:3+ Jan 23 '95.

Cassidy, Peter. Guess Who's the Enemy. Progressive 60:22-24 Jan '96.

Cohen, Eliot. The Mystique of U.S. Air Power. Foreign Affairs 73:109-124 Jan-Feb '94.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9404111579&db=f5h

Cook, Joseph and others. Non-Lethal Weapons Technologies, Legalities, and Potential Policies. Journal of Legal Studies 5:23-43 '94-'95.
An electronic copy of this article may be viewed by using the AU Library subscription database Lexis/Nexis Academic Universe at the site below:
Also available online at: http://www.au.af.mil/au/aul/firstsearch/au.htm

Cook, Nick. Russia Leads in Pulse Weapons. Jane's Defence Weekly 18:5 Oct 10 '92.

Cooper, Pat. U.S. Tests Nonlethal Weapon Policy in Somalia. Defense News 10:28 Feb 27-Mar 5 '95.

Cooper, Pat and Opall, Barbara. Perry Plans To Launch Nonlethal Warfare Effort. Defense News 9:6 Sep 19-25 '94.

Davis, Malcolm. How To Win Wars Without Actually Killing. Asia-Pacific Defence Reporter 20:36-37 Apr-May '94.
Research into Electro-magnetic Pulse (EMP) weapons.

Debban, Alan. Disabling Systems: War-Fighting Option for the Future. Airpower Journal 7:44-50 Spring '93.
Also available online at:  http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/apj/debban.html

deBriganti, Giovanni. Lasers, Viruses, May Rule No-Fly Zone Sky. Defense News 9:1+ Feb 7-13 '94.

DOD To Adopt Policy on Non-Lethal Weapons by Late 1994. Defense Daily 183:301-302 May 25 '94.

DOD Urged To Adopt Nonlethal Warfare Strategy. Defense Electronics 24:22 Mar '92.

Donnelly, John. Task Force Endorses Hard Look at Non-Lethal Weapons. Defense Week 16:9+ Jul 3 '95.

Evancoe, Paul. Non-lethal Alternatives Weighed by Law Officers. National Defense 78:28-30 May-Jun '94.

Evancoe, Paul. Non-lethal Technologies Enhance Warrior's Punch. National Defense 78:26-29 Dec '93.

Evancoe, Paul. Tomorrow's Weapons of Choice? Military Technology 18:68-71 Jun '94.

Evancoe, Paul and Bentley, Mark. CVW: Computer Virus as a Technology Weapon. Military Technology 18:38-40 May '94.

Examples of Nonlethal Weapons. Defense Electronics 24:22 Mar '92.

Fischetti, Mark. Less than Lethal Weapons (in police equipment). Technology Review 98:14-15 Jan '95.
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Fulghum, David. Air Force May Delay JPATS, TSSAM. Aviation Week & Space Technology 141:26-27 Sep 19 '94.

Fulghum, David. ALCMs Given Nonlethal Role. Aviation Week & Space Technology 138:20-22 Feb 22 '93.

Fulghum, David. EMP Weapons Lead Race for Non-Lethal Technology. Aviation Week & Space Technology 138:61 May 24 '93.

Fulghum, David. Smart Weapons To Boost Impact of B-1, B-2 Force. Aviation Week & Space Technology 140:48-49 May 2 '94.

Fulghum, David. U.S. Weighs Use of Nonlethal Weapons in Serbia If U.N. Decides To Fight. Aviation Week & Space Technology 137:62-63 Aug 17 '92.

Garwin, Richard. Secret Weapons for the CNN Era. Harper's Magazine 289:17-18 Oct '94.

Gips, Michael. Girth Control (stun belts for prisoner control). Security Management 39:11 Jun '95.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9506291615&db=buh

Goodman, Glenn. Upping the Nonlethal Ante: Pentagon Funds a New Weapons Initiative. Armed Forces Journal International 131:13 Jul '94.

Goure, Dan. Is There a Military-Technical Revolution in America's Future? Washington Quarterly 16:175-192 Autumn '93.

Grudowski, Mike. Not-So-Lethal Weapons. New York Times Magazine, pp 40-41, Aug 13 '95.
Police equipment.

Gunther, Judith. The Digital Warrior. Popular Science 245:60-64+ Sep '94.
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Head, Andy. Laser Protection Concepts. Military Technology 19:17-20+ May '95.

Hecht, Jeff. Lasers Designed To Blind. New Scientist 135:27-31 Aug 8 '92.

Herskovitz, Don. Killing Them Softly. Journal of Electronic Defense 16:41-42+ Aug '93.

Hitchens, Theresa. DOD Nonlethal Effort Fuels Fear of Treaty Violations. Defense News 9:3+ Sep 26-Oct 2 '94.

Hogg, Ian. World of Insecurity Remains. Jane's Defence Weekly 22:33+ Nov 12 '94.

Holt, Pat. Non-Lethal Warfare's Promises and Problems. Christian Science Monitor 87:19 Aug 3 '95.
A Council on Foreign Relations report: Non-Lethal Technologies: Military Options and Implications.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9508250575&db=aph

Horgan, John. Bang! You'r Alive. Scientific American 270:22+ Apr '94.

Hunter, Roger. Disabling Systems for the Air Force. Airpower Journal 8:43+ Fall '94.
Also available online at:  http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/apj/apj94/hunter.html

John B. Alexander, Program Manager for Nonlethal Defense, Los Alamos (NM) National Laboratory. Aviation Week & Space Technology 140:19-20 Jan 24 '94.

Joy to the World. Computerworld 24:72 Dec 24 '90-Jan 1 '91.
Computer viruses as nonlethal weapons.

Kiernan, Vincent. War Over Weapons That Can't Kill. New Scientist 140:14-16 Dec 11 '93.

Knoth, Artur. March of the Insectoids. International Defense Review 27:55-58 Nov 1 '94.

Lancaster, John. Pentagon, Justice Dept, Set Plans for Sharing Nonlethal Technology. Current News Early Bird, p 4, Mar 23 '94.
Original in: Washington Post, p 3, Mar 23 '94.

Langreth, Robert. Soft Kill (R & D). Popular Science 245:66-69 Oct '94.
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Less Than Lethal. International Defense Review 27:28-30+ Jul '94.

Lewer, Nick. Non-Lethal Weapons. Medicine and War 11:78-90 Apr-Jun '95.

Lorenz, Frederick. Less-Lethal Force in Operation United Shield. Marine Corps Gazette 79:68-76 Sep '95.
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Manley, Harriot. Guide to Self-Defense Devices. Good Housekeeping 216:227 Mar '93.

Merchant, Julie. Threat Weapons and Weapons Technologies: Implications for Army SOF. Special Warfare 7:32-39 Jul '94.

Metz, Steven and Kievit, James. The Siren Song of Technology and Conflict Short of War. Special Warfare 9:2-10 Jan '96.

Morris, Chris and others. Weapons of Mass Protection: Nonlethality, Information Warfare, and Airpower in the Age of Chaos. Airpower Journal 9:15-29 Spring '95.
Also available online at:  http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/apj/morris.html

Morrison, David. Bang! Bang! You've Been Inhibited! National Journal 24:758-759 Mar 28 '92.

Morrison, David. Crime-Fighting 2001. Government Executive 26:42-44 Oct '94.
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Morrison, David. Robocops. National Journal 26:889-893 Apr 16 '94.
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Morrison, David. War Without Death? National Journal 24:2589 Nov 7 '92.

Neven, Thomas. Nonlethal Weapons: Expanding Our Options. Marine Corps Gazette 77:61-62 Dec '93.

Nollinger, Mark. Surrender or We'll Slime You. Wired 3:90+ Feb '95.

Non-lethal Devices Slice Across Science Spectrum. National Defense 78:25 Oct '93.

Non-Lethal Weapons: Alternatives to Deadly Force. Futurist 27:20-23 Sep '93.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9311291682&db=aph

Nonlethal Weapons Give Peacekeepers Flexibility. Aviation Week & Space Technology 137:50-51 Dec 7 '92.

O'Connell, Edward and Dillaplain, John. Nonlethal Concepts: Implications for Air Force Intelligence. Airpower Journal 8:26-33 Winter '94.
Also available online at:  http://www.airpower.maxwell.af.mil/airchronicles/apj/apj94/dil.html

Opall, Barbara. Pentagon Unites Jostle over Non-Lethal Initiative. Defense News 7:6 Mar 2 '92.

Phasers on Stun. Journal of Policy Analysis & Management 9:94-98 Winter '90.

Rosenberg, Barbara. Non-Lethal Weapons May Violate Treaties. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 50:44-45 Sep-Oct '94.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9409081586&db=aph

Rosenberg, Eric. Pentagon Memo Seeks To Better Explain Non-Lethal Weaponry. Defense Week 16:5 Mar 6 '95.

Rothstein, Linda. The Soft-Kill Solution. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists 50:4-6 Mar-Apr '94.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9402237527&db=aph

Scott, William. Panel's Report Backs Nonlethal Weapons. Aviation Week & Space Technology 143:50-51 Oct 16 '95.
The Commission on Roles and Missions Report, 1995.

Serwer, Andrew. Crime Stoppers Make a Killing. Fortune 129:109-111 Apr 4 '94.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9403257647&db=aph

The Sound of Waco. Journal of Electronic Defense 16:42 Aug '93.
Using sound as a nonlethal weapon.

Starr, Barbara. Pentagon Maps Non-Lethal Options. International Defense Review 27:30-31 Jul '94.

Sticky 'Em Up. Maclean's 108:11 Mar 6 '95.
U.S. Marines use sticky foam in Somalia.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9503067504&db=aph

Stix, Gary. Fighting Future Wars. Scientific American 273:92-98 Dec '95.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9512034960&db=aph

Tapscott, Mark. Reno Asks Aspin for Non-lethal, Other DOD Weapons To Fight Crime. Defense Electronics 25:8 Dec '93.

Tapscott, Mark and Atwal, Kay. New Weapons That Win Without Killing on DOD's Horizon. Defense Electronics 25:41-46 Feb '93.

Tennenbaum, Abraham and Moore, Angela. Non-Lethal Weapons: Alternatives to Deadly Force. Futurist 27:20-23 Sep-Oct '93.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9311291682&db=aph

Tigner, Brooks. NATO Eyes Peacekeeping Tools. Defense News 9:4+ Jul 11-17 '94.

Tillman, Andrew. Weapons for the 21st Century Soldier. International Defense Review 27:34-38 Jan '94.

Toro, Taryn. Foreign Students in Berlin Urged To Arm Themselves. Chronicle of Higher Education 40:35 Jul 20 '94.
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Welsch, Roger. Sticker Shock. Natural History 103:30-31 Oct '94.
A humorous look at non-lethal weapons.
Also available online at:  http://search.epnet.com/direct.asp?an=9410115382&db=aph

Williams, Robert. Non-Lethal Devices Slice Across Science Spectrum. National Defense 78:25 Oct '93.

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