By David Crane
defrev (at) gmail (dot) com
All photos and video clips contained in this article were shot by DefenseReview.com, and are copyrighted. DefenseReview.com owns the copyright on these photos and video clips. The photos and video clips embedded below were shot with a Canon PowerShot S90 10-megapixel digital camera (still camera with video capability).
The following article is property of DefenseReview.com (DR) and is copyrighted material. If you are reading this article on another website other than DefenseReview.com, please email us the website address/URL (where the unauthorized DR article reprint is located) at defrev (at) gmail (dot) com. Thank you.
August 17, 2012
Last updated on 9/27/12.
Here at DefenseReview (DR), we've always gotten a kick out of cattle prods, particularly in the movies. You remember Goodfellas (1990), right? Remember that scene where one of those two douchebag card cheats gets cattle-prodded right in the ribs and hauled into the back room for a "talking to"? Sure you do, and so do we. So, when DR ran into Donovan Hunter of the appropriately-named Stunning Developments, Inc. (gotta' love that name) at NDIA Special Operations Forces Industry Conference 2012 (SOFIC 2012) and got a quick demo of the the BattleProd (or Battle-Prod) less-lethal stun baton in action, we couldn't help but smile and laugh.
This thing is just too much fun. I mean, what's not to like? It gives you 3-5 million volts of compliance-inducing electricity either in your hand (handheld variant) or at the end of your weapon (rifle/carbine, weapon-mountable variant). Touch the BattleProd anywhere on the rod (front, sides, etc.), and you're goin' down like a sack a' potatoes. Actually, you're probably goin' night-night for a little while.
Watch the embedded video below and listen to the BattleProd "fire". It's pretty intimidating. It's loud, and you can almost feel the voltage coming through the screen. Defense Review dares anyone to hold and activate the BattleProd and not smile a big Cheshire Cat grin. We double-dare ya'.
By the way, we write "less-lethal" instead of "non-lethal" because, well, how safe can 3-5 million volts really be? Frankly, it can't be all that good for you to get BattleProdded, even if you're in perfect health–but it's better than getting shot! We think.
Company Contact Info:
P.O. Box 5387 Clearwater, FL 33758
Email: [email protected]
© Copyright 2012 DefenseReview.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without receiving permission and providing proper credit and appropriate links.
Laser-Induced Plasma Channel (LIPC): Lightning Bolt on a Laser Beam (Laser/Lightning Weapon)
Dazer Laser: Safer than a Taser? Me Oh My, It Looks Like a Phaser. Bad guys better watch out…while they still can! (Video!)
TASER X26 Less-Lethal Weapon System Gets Audio/Video Recording Capability
TASER X26 Less-Lethal Weapon for Police/LE 1st Responders
StunStrike CQSR (Close Quarters Shock Rifle) by XADS: Futuristic Stun Gun Tech