Taser just sold 3000 units to undisclosed country. My guess: Australia

Taser recently announced a deal to sell 3000 M26 Tasers, an older model, to an undisclosed country. After a 30 second google search I guess it is Australia.

From CourierMail (dated January 29 2008):

POLICE will not say how many Tasers will be issued across the state after Police Minister Judy Spence brokered a deal with the controversial police union to provide one to every front-line officer.

I say three thousand. I don’t know they bother hiding these details in the information age.

According to the Motley Fool Taser increased is value on the stockmarket by $43 million on this deal which is worth only 1.2 million. The market sure likes Taser.

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The older M26 model





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  • Pete Walker

    well unlike the UK… all of our cops carry guns …..and whilst they dont seem to be as trigger happy as in the States….i´d prefer to be Tasered than Glocked anyday !!!!!!

  • Dawn

    Are Tasers legal for civilians in Aus?

  • Josh

    I think it was New Zealand as our police over here are just now receiving tasers.

  • matt

    yep they are in austarlia, its for our sate and federal police, they want more punch than oc spray but less lethal than side arms, a happy medium