Quantcast

Latest Less-lethal weapons Stories

2011-09-11 07:00:00

ACS Personal Security, a division of Irving, TX based Advanced Commercial Solutions, specializes in self defense products such as Stun Guns, Pepper Spray and Taser products. The number one priority of ACS is to assist the public, specifically females, to obtain and safely use these self defense products in the event of an attack or confrontation. Irving, TX (PRWEB) September 11, 2011 The online world of self defense products is immense. There are hundreds of companies selling self defense...

2011-09-01 12:02:14

In this month's edition of Physics World, David Wilkinson, visiting fellow at Nottingham Trent University and former project manager in the UK Home Office Scientific Development Branch, explains how physics is at the forefront of police weapons testing, making sure that potential devices meet the strict criteria set out by the UK government. Modern police weapons, such as CS gas and TASERs, are often referred to as "less-lethal weapons" because they are designed to effectively stop people...

2011-07-20 00:00:03

Attorneys John Burton and Peter M. Williamson announce that at 2:30 p.m. EST today, a federal court jury returned a verdict for wrongful death in the amount of $10,000,000.00 against TASER International Inc., for the wrongful death of 17-year-old Darryl Turner, who collapsed and died in a Charlotte, North Carolina supermarket on March 20, 2008, following shocks to the chest from a TASER Model X26 electronic control device. Charlotte, North Carolina (PRWEB) July 19, 2011 Attorneys John...

2011-07-19 19:22:00

CHARLOTTE, N.C., July 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Attorneys John Burton and Peter M. Williamson announce that at 2:30 p.m. EDT today, a federal court jury returned a verdict for wrongful death in the amount of $10,000,000.00 against TASER International Inc., for the wrongful death of 17-year-old Darryl Turner, who collapsed and died in a Charlotte, North Carolina supermarket on March 20, 2008, following shocks to the chest from a TASER Model X26 electronic control device. The jury found that...

2011-05-12 00:00:47

First-Ever Products Liability Verdict Upheld San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 11, 2011 The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has upheld the first-ever plaintiff's products liability verdict against Scottsdale based TASER International, Inc., the leading manufacturer of Electronic Control Devices ("ECDs"). TASER had sought to overturn the jury's wrongful-death verdict claiming various errors during the trial (see the attached Memorandum Decision). However, a unanimous three-judge panel...

2011-05-09 12:40:55

The ongoing controversy surrounding the safety of using TASER® electrical stun guns took a new turn today when a team of cardiologists at the University of California, San Francisco announced findings suggesting that much of the current TASER®-related safety research may be biased due to ties to the devices' manufacturer, TASER International, Inc. In a research abstract presented at the Heart Rhythm Society's 32nd Annual Scientific Sessions at the Moscone...

351190c81bb8d7482015574fbc8276361
2011-04-11 12:50:00

A high-energy laser (HEL) has been fired by the U.S. Navy from one of its ships for the first time. Researchers used the HEL to disable a boat by setting fire to its engines off the coast of California. "From a science and technology point of view, the marriage of directed energy and kinetic energy weapon systems opens up a new level of deterrence into scalable options for the commander," Peter Morrison from the Office of Naval Research said in a statement. Similar systems were previously...

8e653aea936008bdd7866de994ad30721
2011-01-22 07:01:44

The company that makes Taser guns unveiled a new version of the device designed for use on large animals. The gun can temporarily incapacitate bears, moose and other large mammals, and is designed to increase the safety of wildlife authorities and park rangers. The Wildlife Taser, carrying a price of about $2,000, has a range of up to 35 feet and can fire three shots without reloading. It will save lives by reducing the need for conventional guns to kill or tranquilize the animals, the...

2011-01-16 00:23:38

Founder of MyStunGun.com, Tom Babilla, is pleased to announce the launch of his blog, MyStunGunBlog.com. Developed as an informational parallel to his web store, the blog provides essential product details to the site's complete selection of personal safety devices and accessories. It also highlights valuable tips on how to use these safety products properly and effectively. Visit the site to view this exciting collection. Scottsdale, Arizona (Vocus/PRWEB) January 14, 2011 Web entrepreneur...

ccc9bf0634969ecfa88526e2e6001527
2011-01-11 07:29:12

Seafarers may soon have a new weapon to help fight off pirates and other sea-borne raiders. Defense company BAE Systems has come up with a non-lethal laser cannon that can be used against moving targets more than a mile away. The weapon could be a blessing for the increasing number of commercial and private vessels that are at risk when sailing off the coast of Somalia and elsewhere in the Arabian Sea. The company has demonstrated the new laser system, which can temporarily blind would-be...


Word of the Day
ramage
  • Boughs or branches.
  • Warbling of birds in trees.
Related