3803463 is referenced by 147 patents and cites 8 patents.

A weapon for subduing and restraining includes a harmless projectile that is connected by means of a relatively fine, conductive wire to a launcher which contains an electrical power supply. The projectile is intended to contact a living target without serious trauma and to deliver an electric charge thereto sufficient to immobilize. In different embodiments, the projectile can be a pellet, a net or a combination of pellets and a net. The magnitude and frequency of the electrical impulses delivered to the target can be controlled at the launcher, and would range in effect from immobilizing to potentially 'lethal' levels.

Title
Weapon for immobilization and capture
Application Number
05/270,411
Publication Number
3803463
Application Date
July 10, 1972
Publication Date
April 9, 1974
Inventor
Cover John H
Agent
Kleinberg Marvin H
IPC
H05c 01/04
H05C 01/00
H05C 01/06
F41B 15/00
F41H 13/00
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