It looks like you're using an Ad Blocker.

Please white-list or disable AboveTopSecret.com in your ad-blocking tool.

Thank you.

 

Some features of ATS will be disabled while you continue to use an ad-blocker.

 

Crowd Control Stun Guns (upgrade from Taser)

page: 1
1

log in

join
share:

posted on Apr, 22 2009 @ 11:20 AM
link   
Taser's used today are effective , but you can unload a "can of whoopass'

on only 1 person at a time.

Two companies Rheinmetall and Xtreme Alternative Defense Systems are

close to developing a weapon to control crowds with a single shot.

By shooting out a "lightning bolt" they can incapacitate crowds from 25 feet away.

www.defensetech.org...




posted on Apr, 22 2009 @ 11:52 AM
link   
reply to post by Seany
 


This is worth a bump just to look at the weapon in the pic in the link

This is crowd control at its best



posted on Apr, 22 2009 @ 12:28 PM
link   

If they work as planned -- a big if -- "the new breed of non-lethal weapons can be used on many people at once and operate over far greater distances," by ditching the wires.


Except that the taser is not a non-lethal weapon - nor should it be touted as one.

This works great until a child is mixed in with a crowd of peaceful protestors. Or someone with a pacemaker.

The very notion implied that you can generalize a group of people as being suitable targets for this is absurd.

The use of a taser of any kind should require substantial risk to an officer.

Now they'll just be indiscriminately tasing entire crowds.

[edit on 22-4-2009 by djzombie]



posted on Apr, 22 2009 @ 12:55 PM
link   
The pictures is not the Rheinmetall plasma-taser, it's an early version of the Xads device. This was a few years back, Xads have moved on!
www.xtremeads.com...

Oh, and Tasers are safe with pacemakers - www.taser.co.uk/downloads/pacemakers.pdf - and if you check the stats, they're actually safer than batons or pepper spray when making an arrest.

The Taser is as much a "non-lethal" weapon as bean-bag rounds or any of the other non-lethals out there - granted it's a misleading term (the police prefer "less lethal") but it's the one that's used.



new topics

top topics
 
1

log in

join