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Long-range Taser reignites safety debate

发布时间:2019-03-02 06:02:02来源:未知点击:

By Paul Marks THE manufacturer of the Taser stun gun is sparking new controversy with the commercial launch of a long-range version that can be fired from a 12-bore shotgun. Government-funded tests on initial versions of the new Extended Range Electronic Projectile (XREP) have revealed possible health risks to people on the receiving end, New Scientist has learned. The manufacturer, Taser International of Scottsdale, Arizona, says the issue has been addressed in redesigned devices, but these have yet to be independently tested. Unlike the current Taser X26, which fires darts attached to short wires, the XREP is wire-free. Its projectile,