The effectiveness of dazzlers for maritime security

  • Ronald T. Kessel
  • Published 2010 in 2010 International WaterSide Security Conference
A dazzler, sometimes called an optical distracter, transmits a visually intense light, usually in a narrow beam, in order to 1) attract the attention of a person and to make them alert to other visual or audible warnings against approaching a protected asset in a threatening manner, or 2) to suppress the actions of noncompliant persons (continued advance or… (More)