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US Marine Corps Designates B.E. Meyers & Co.’s GLARE RECOIL as the LA-22/U

B.E. Meyers & Co., Inc. is pleased to announce that the U.S. Marine Corps has designated their GLARE RECOIL™ non-lethal Hail and Warning device the official Joint Electronic Type Designation System (JETDS) identifier LA-22/U with an NSN of 5860-01-657-3893, as part of the Ocular Interrupter System (OIS) program.


The LA-22/U is an internally funded and developed 250mW maximum output green laser dazzler. In February of 2016, it was selected by the Marine Corps Systems Command (MARCORSYSCOM) to replace the GLARE MOUT 532P-M or “MiniGreen”, and GBDIIIC W/SCM (LA-9/P), and provide an advanced non-lethal Escalation of Force solution for Hail and Warning combat applications on land and sea. The LA-22/U is currently in production and being delivered by B.E. Meyers & Co., the sole source provider to MARCORSYSCOM for the $49M IDIQ Ocular Interruption System (OIS) program, contract number M67854-14-D-1040.

Fitted with B.E. Meyers’ groundbreaking and patented SmartRange™ technology, the GLARE RECOIL™ integrates laser range finding, near-field detection, and a 3-axis gyroscope into the unit’s safety controls. This technology allows it to detect objects/persons entering the proximity of the beam, and self-regulates the power output to maintain controlled EyeSafe™ Class 2M irradiance while ensuring maximum permissible exposure on target.


The GLARE RECOIL™ also features a motorized zoom for variable beam divergence and a pulse mode for optimal effect. It can be mounted onto any existing weapon system with a MIL-STD-1913 rail mount, can be employed in a handheld-only configuration, or integrated into existing Remote Weapon System platforms.

Additionally, the GLARE HELIOS™ is the Class 1M variant of the LA-22/U (GLARE RECOIL™), and is only green laser Hail and Warning system certified by the FDA for use by Federal, State, and Local Law Enforcement agencies.


For more information on these systems and this contract, please contact the B.E. Meyers & Co. team at [email protected].


5 Responses to “US Marine Corps Designates B.E. Meyers & Co.’s GLARE RECOIL as the LA-22/U”

  1. random Joe says:

    Now I Feel dum asking this but hell ill ask anyway, How does this device Stop a person? does it just blind them using a Wide Beam of Green light to overload someones eyes?

    Just trying to understand what Im looking at here.

    • James says:

      It doesn’t so much stop them as provide a visual warning and deterrent. In cities, especially on roadways ,white lights aren’t specific enough to be universally understood immediately. However, light them up with a glare and most get the point quickly. Either, “stop! You’re getting too close” or “Get out of here/ Move!”,while providing some blindingly bright optical disruption.

    • mcs says:

      It’s called “flash blindness”. Theoretically it’s a harmless way to temporarily, well, blind someone. It wouldn’t be a way to stop someone from pressing the button, but if they were trying to aim a gun or car, this’d definitely hinder them.

      On one hand it’s often a better option than shooting, but there’s also the double-edged sword of lowered barrier for use, that being is it could be as overused as tear gas and LRAD.