TITLE

Sounding Off

AUTHOR(S)
Vaisman, Daria
PUB. DATE
January 2007
SOURCE
Foreign Policy;Jan/Feb2007, Issue 158, p100
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The author discusses how luxury cruise liners have been using a Long-Rang Acoustic Device (LRAD), which sends out an intensely painful noise up to 3,000 feet away that is only audible to the people the device is targeting. Cruise liners have been using LRAD as a way to ward off pirates in the dangerous waters off the coasts of Nigeria and Somalia. LRAD is part of a growing trend by cruise liners to use non-lethal weapons as a form of protection.
ACCESSION #
24092364

 

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