Tag Archives: teargas

Less-lethal launchers during recent protests in Turkey

Recent crowd control actions executed by Turkish police have showcased the employment of several less-lethal launchers. Aside from a range of medium-calibre riot guns (including 37/38mm Federal Riot Guns, 37/38mm Penn Arms PL-8 rotary launchers, and MKE 40mm launchers) ¬†firing CS, impact, and possibly OC munitions, three other less-lethal launchers have been observed. Each of […]

Crowdsourcing Weapon IDs

Tear Gas ID is a wordpress site that is based on the idea of crowdsourcing identifications for less-lethal chemical weapons remnants found during the course of protests and government actions in Egypt. So far, the site has been responsible for IDing a variety of weapons (such as in the photo from the site, above) from […]