6 June 2013 StunRay technology: nonlethal weapons for law enforcement, homeland security, and anti-piracy
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Abstract

The StunRay® XL-2000 is a high-intensity hand-held portable spotlight. It produces an intensely focused (collimated) beam of incoherent optical radiation, with a spectrum that has both visible and invisible near-infrared wavelengths. It can immobilize suspects for minutes, without causing permanent loss of vision or other physical harm.

StunRay® XL-2000 provides a first-responder with a non-lethal weapon that has a continuously variable range of force options, so that the responder has a true choice between shoot and don’t shoot during an encounter with an adversary. The handheld StunRay® XL-2000 provides measured response capability allowing military, law enforcement and security personnel the ability to:

1. “Observe”: Identify potentially violent intent at distances not previously possible (<5000ft.)
2. “Warn”: Provide a visual warning to groups or individuals (600-1000 ft.)
3. “Distract”: Provide a deterrent to aggressive behavior (150-600ft.)
4. “Suppress/Incapacitate”: Completely suppress vision and incapacitate (25-150ft.)
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Carlton W. Carroll, Carlton W. Carroll, } "StunRay technology: nonlethal weapons for law enforcement, homeland security, and anti-piracy", Proc. SPIE 8711, Sensors, and Command, Control, Communications, and Intelligence (C3I) Technologies for Homeland Security and Homeland Defense XII, 871110 (6 June 2013); doi: 10.1117/12.2017880; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2017880
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