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

Steve Johnson
by Steve Johnson

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.


The older M26 model
Steve Johnson
Steve Johnson

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  • Josh Josh on Jan 01, 2009

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

  • Matt Matt on Feb 13, 2009

    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

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