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Patrick W Smith: Less lethal weapons and methods for halting locomotion. TASER International, William R Bachand, July 11, 2006: US07075770 (229 worldwide citation)

A hand-held stun gun incapacitates a human target by generating a series of powerful electrical output pulses of pulse energy of from 0.9 Joules to 10 Joules which generate a series of output current pulses have an RMS current flow of from 100 milliamps to 500 milliamps when the first and second out ...


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Michael A Lukas, Roger L Hurst, Lee D Kirwan: Gas powered gun. Rogers & Scott, March 25, 1997: US05613483 (177 worldwide citation)

A piston and cylinder assembly for a gas powered gun, has a cylinder containing a piston rod slidably movable between a loading position in which the leading end of the piston rod is in a withdrawn position, and a firing position in which the piston rod has moved forwardly. The cylinder has first an ...


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Jerrold M Dobbins, Ross Alexander: Gas powered gun. Jack C Munro, June 26, 1990: US04936282 (158 worldwide citation)

A gas operated gun which is designed primarily to propel paint containing frangible projectiles. The gun can be designed to use a manually operable cocking mechanism which permits firing of a single projectile each time the cocking mechanism is operated. Also, the gun may be modified to include a va ...


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Dennis J Tippmann: Automatic feed marking pellet gun. Roger M Rickert, April 11, 1989: US04819609 (158 worldwide citation)

A compressed gas powered marking gun for firing marking pellets and similar projectiles each of which is generally spherical and sufficiently fragile so as to break upon impact with a target is disclosed including a compressed gas source, a projectile supply magazine containing a plurality of projec ...


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Hans Peter Haar, George B Kirby Meacham, Manfred Beuttenmueller, Gerhard Winter, Markus Mattern: Electromagnetic transdermal injection device and methods related thereto. Boehringer Mannheim, David G Conlin, William J Daley Jr, Dike Bronstein Roberts & Cushman, June 13, 2000: US06074360 (153 worldwide citation)

Featured is a method for injection of a payload into the tissues of an organism or a body, including the steps of generating forces by electromagnetic repulsion and accelerating the payload to be injected, using the generated electromagnetic forces. The payload is thereby accelerated to a velocity s ...


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Magne H Nerheim, Steven N D Brundula, Nache D Shekarri, Patrick W Smith: Systems and methods for modular electronic weaponry. TASER International, William R Bachand, August 17, 2010: US07778004 (152 worldwide citation)

An apparatus produces contractions in skeletal muscles of a target to impede locomotion by the target. The apparatus is used with a provided deployment unit that deploys an electrode away from the apparatus. The electrode conducts a current through the target. The apparatus includes a bus; a plurali ...


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Cover John H: Weapon for immobilization and capture. Kleinberg Marvin H, April 9, 1974: US3803463 (148 worldwide citation)

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 charg ...


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Thomas G Kotsiopoulos: Semi-automatic firing compressed gas gun. Leydig Voit & Mayer, January 25, 1994: US05280778 (138 worldwide citation)

A compressed gas powered gun is disclosed having a semi-automatic firing mechanism for enabling successive firing sequences. The firing mechanism includes a sear having a latch arm, with a cam at one end and an interlocking element at the other end. The cam is positioned to close a firing chamber as ...


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Shawn Ellis: Electronically actuated marking pellet projector. Shawn Ellis, March 17, 1998: US05727538 (128 worldwide citation)

This invention is an airgun that is loaded and fired electronically. It is comprised of an "electronic decision maker" 12 capable of accepting input and supplying output, sensors (8, 22, 24, 26) to report to the decision maker 12 the condition of various parts of the airgun or the projectile 18 to b ...


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Kenneth R Farrell: Pneumatic gun. November 12, 1991: US05063905 (124 worldwide citation)

A pneumatic gun incorporating a striker (50) moving in response to the urging of a compressed power spring (77) from a cocked position in a striker chamber (46) to impact on a primary valve assembly (80) and thereby effect the release of compressed gas for propelling a projectile from the gun and fo ...



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