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Tetherless Neuromuscular Disrupter Gun with Liquid-Based Capacitor Projectile

Abstract: 

A neuromuscular disrupter gun and associated projectile. The projectile contains a capacitor, having either its dielectric or its plates made from liquid. The gun charges the projectile prior to discharge from the gun of the projectile. The projectile holds the charge in flight and discharges on impact. To provide appropriate contact points, the projectile either carries contact wires or is designed to open and emit the liquid upon impact.

Patent Number: 
6,679,180
Date Of Issue: 
01/20/2004
Inventors: 

Thomas J. Warnagiris; Drew L. Goodlin