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Safer and More Effective Less than Lethal Capabilities for Area Denial and Crowd Control

Seeking innovative concepts and technologies for de-escalating situations while mitigating injury and unintended effects

Department of Defense - Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office (CTTSO)

Total Cash Prizes Offered: $135,000
Type of Challenge: Ideas, Technology demonstration and hardware, Scientific
Submission Start: 12/01/2020 12:00 AM ET
Submission End: 02/01/2021 11:59 PM ET

This challenge is externally hosted.

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