SOURCE: TASER International, Inc
SCOTTSDALE, AZ--(Marketwire - Jun 6, 2012) - TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) today announced significant international orders for its TASER® brand electronic control devices (ECDs) in Australia.
TASER received its first significant TASER® X2™ ECD international order from its exclusive Australian distributor, Breon Enterprises for Australian law enforcement customers. The order includes 775 new TASER X2 ECDs with 475 TASER CAM™ HD cameras. Breon Enterprise's orders also include TASER® X26™ ECDs, TASER CAM™ cameras, TASER® cartridges and various accessories totalling over $US 2.8 million expected to ship in the second quarter of 2012.
"This order is the result of focusing our energies on a strategic global initiative to expand our international deployments," said Jeff Kukowski, CMO and Executive Vice President of Sales for TASER International, Inc. "Part of the 'TASER Experience' we provide to customers is to deliver world-class in-country training and customer support. Our Vice President of Training and Chief Instructor lead a team of people, together with our partners at Breon Enterprises, providing advanced training and support to lay the foundation for these expanded deployments in Australia."
"I am proud to see the Australian law enforcement lead the international markets in adopting the new TASER X2," said George Hateley, President of Breon Enterprises. "The TASER X2 ECD offers an even safer option with its dual-shot capability and improved electric current metering and calibration technology. We're confident that the X2 will provide Australian law enforcement officers with a safer and more effective response to resistance option while providing enhanced accountability measures and product effectiveness."
"With the X2 gaining traction in sales, our latest technology can also provide our international customers with a return on their investment by saving lives, reducing injuries to officers and suspects, while reducing excessive use of force claims," said Kukowski. "The timing of this order comes just after the use of TASER ECDs has now surpassed saving more than 90,000 lives from potential death or serious injury," concluded Kukowski.
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About TASER International, Inc.
TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR) is a global provider of safety technologies that protect life and protect truth. More than 16,800 public safety agencies in 107 countries rely on TASER® electronic control devices (ECDs) and AXON on-officer camera systems to help protect and serve. Today, the use of TASER ECDs has saved more than 90,000 lives from potential death or serious injury while TASER innovations benefit individuals and families too, providing personal protection and accountability while maintaining regard for life. Since 1994, more than 244,000 individuals have relied on TASER technology as a means for effective personal safety. Learn more about TASER International and its solutions at www.TASER.com and www.EVIDENCE.com or by calling (800) 978-2737. Be a part of the TASER community by joining us on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and YouTube.
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