a.1.(Physiol.) Pertaining to the reaction (contraction) of the muscles under electricity, or their sensibility to it.
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ECDs take advantage of electro-muscular disruption technology, which uses a high-voltage, low-power charge of electricity to disrupt the central nervous system and induce involuntary muscle contractions.
This study, Deaths Following Electro-Muscular Disruption, began in May 2006, with full findings expected in 2009.
Deployed nonlethal weapons include blunt-impact munitions, optical warning and distraction devices, acoustic hailing devices, vehicle arresting systems, flash-bang grenades and munitions and short-range human electro-muscular incapacitation devices such as the Taser.
The British trials will be testing M26 Taser electro-muscular disruption guns.
The HENLM can employ a TASER[R] electro-muscular disruption weapon or RCA to deter noncombatants from entering an area.
The M26 Advanced Taser uses Electro-Muscular Disruption (EMD) to provide stopping power.
It's an electro-muscular stimulation unit that pumps and relaxes the muscle area to improve circulation, in three phases, and costs pounds 124.
The research with human subjects is planned as a phased series of studies with Aegis proprietary human electro-muscular incapacitation devices (HEMI) and waveforms.
It does so without causing serious injury or lethality from either the built- in Wireless Electro-Muscular Disruption Technology (W-EMDT) or from the impact of the projectiles kinetic energy.
For example, the directorate has compiled many years of data assembled on electro-muscular devices.
Aegis Industries, Inc, Office of Science and Technology, announces a broad "Cells to Society" R&D effort to support new advancements in Human Electro-muscular Incapacitation (HEMI) technology.
Carrying its own built-in Wireless Electro-Muscular Disruption Technology (W-EMDT), LEKTROX(TM) is being designed to instantly incapacitate targets at an effective range of up to 60 yards without causing serious injury or lethality.
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