Iraq Military Cops Get Non-Lethal, Crowd-Control Stryker

28.01.10

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by DAVID AXE

Army cops in Iraq have a new Stryker vehicle variant meant for crowd control. Where most Strykers have just a remote-controlled turret with a gun or grenade launcher, the MP’s new Stryker also has a turret fitted with a Long-Range Acoustic Device — which can broadcast a painful whine to disperse crowds — plus a laser dazzler that temporarily blinds people and a shotgun loaded with rubber bullets.

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One Response to “Iraq Military Cops Get Non-Lethal, Crowd-Control Stryker”

  1. [...] their safety. I see strong parallels between the way Iraq war veterans talk about crowds and were trained to handle crowds in Iraq and how NYPD, Oakland police, and Davis police talk about crowds and were trained to handle [...]

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