Archive for the 'TASER Inc. statistics on overseas sales' Category

USA – TASER International – SEC Form 10-K (2014-03-10)

Posted on March 10 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: This is the latest information provided by TASER International to the SEC (see here if this post is not clearly legible) for the year ending December 2013: “Over 17,000 law enforcement agencies in nearly 150 countries [???] have made initial purchases of our TASER brand devices for testing or deployment” – much […]

USA – Law enforcement agencies in the United States (downloaded 2014-03-10)

Posted on March 8 2014 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Taser International says 16,000 police agencies “rely on” tasers for their officers; it is unclear if this is in the USA, in the USA and Canada or throughout the world (their words are intentionally vague: “About 16,000 law enforcement agencies internationally use Tasers”).  This is a very brief fact-check on the number of police […]

USA – TASER International Gets $5.8M Foreign Orders (2013-12-11)

Posted on December 11 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In an upbeat report for potential investors, with no real details, we read that TASER announces multiple order of smart weapons from international customers, to the value of $5.8 million. The shipment will be completed by the end of 2013. Most of TASER’s foreign orders came in from “the Middle East and […]

USA – TASER Wins International Orders for $5.8 Million Worth of Stun Guns (2013-12-10)

Posted on December 10 2013 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: An investors’ site reports TASER Inc.’s statement that it has just has just booked “multiple” new orders for $5.8 million from international customers … “”We are encouraged to see continued expansion of TASER programs in the Middle East and Asia regions.”  (WHICH “Middle East and Asia regions“? … ]] The Motley Fool, […]

USA – TASER International, Inc. : ‘TASER Honors 100,000 Lives Saved by Partnering With Arbor Day Foundation’ (2012-12-19)

Posted on December 19 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: The taser manufacturer is planting trees to celebrate the 100,000th life saved by tasers. This number- 100,000 – has been determined by a “miraculous” timer on the  taser.com website that adds another life saved every 30 minutes, which means 48 a day, 336 a week, … 17,482 a year. Since they started […]

USA – TASER International: “TASER Receives Four Large Orders – Agencies Purchase 885 X2s and 1750 X26s” (2012-12-06)

Posted on December 6 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a press release destined to boost TASR stock prices (traded on the NASDAQ exchange), TASER International announces new sales orders in the fourth quarter of 2012: Knox County Sheriff’s Office (TN) for 285 X2s; an International order for 600 X2s; a U.S. military order for 500 X26s; and an International order […]

USA -TASER International (TASR) – Zacks Rank Buy (2012-11-12)

Posted on November 12 2012 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: TASER shares – TASR is on the Nasdaq exchange – are a bell-weather, many owned by the corporation, valued at $340-million. With sales up 54% over the last year, and no “bad news” , which never seems to get through to the stock market analysts, now is a good time to buy […]

NEW ZEALAND – More Tasers for Canterbury police to use (2012-09-03)

Posted on September 3 2012 by admin

[[Summary / Comments : Canterbury police are firing Tasers once for every five times they point them at an offender – and they now have more of them available to use, 99 instead of the previous 70. The increase is part of a national plan to have a Taser and a gun in every first-response […]

TASER Inc. – Press release: TASER Receives Five Large Orders – TASER Saves Counter Surpasses More Than 80,000 Lives (2011-11-02)

Posted on November 2 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS: Two elements in the press release merit attention: (1) 5 significant orders of taser products, of which 2 by unnamed “international law enforcement agencies” (why so much discretion?). A larger proportion – about 16,000 – of the 5  sales-orders are for cartidges, which sell at about $27 each ($432,000). (2) A completely spurious […]

TASER Inc. – “TASER International Launches Website in France” [sic} (2011-10-19)

Posted on October 19 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY /COMMENTS : A case of “false information and data-manipulation” typical of TASER Inc.: This “new site” – taser.fr – has been on-line for some 4 years, so it’s hardly being “launched”. The layout has been revamped and the information misleading at the extreme: (1) the real-time “lives saved by taser” (80,000!); “taser safer than […]

TASER Inc. – Taser gets $2.6M in international orders (2011-09-14)

Posted on September 14 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS : In a typical upbeat press release TASER Inc. announces new international orders for its weapons and ammunition (as well as US sales). To whom?vThe clients are not identified, although we are told “tne order was for 377 of its X26 electronic stun guns, while another was for 60,000 cartridges [which seems […]

TASER Inc. – “TASER International Celebrates 77,777 Saves” [sic] (2011-09-08)

Posted on September 8 2011 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS: In a blatant distortion of the truth – the corporation is extremely loose with statitisics – TASER Inc. launches a “Saves Counter”, estimating the “Lives Saved From Potential Death or Serious Injury With TASER ECDs” on TASER.com. Every half hour or so, a new life is saved. Site also repeats the […]

TASER Inc.- “Two New Agencies Purchase EVIDENCE.COM and TASER AXON Digital Video Systems Company Also Received International Order for 60,000 TASER Cartridges” (2011-07-18)

Posted on July 18 2011 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Announcing an international order and typically respecting client confidentiality (Why?), a TASER press release announces “the purchase of 60,000 TASER® cartridges as an international follow-on order to support a continuing multi-year TASER® X26™   electronic control device program. Further customer information is not being released at this time. Also AXON and other taser […]

TASER Inc. – “TASER Receives Large International Follow-On Orders” [“Taser adopted in 107 countries”](2011-06-02)

Posted on June 8 2011 by admin

[[Summary / Comments : A TASER Inc. press release announces “two significant follow-on orders for TASER(R) X26(TM) electronic control devices (ECDs) and related accessories.” -not naming the countries involved. Particularly interesting is a statistic in the middle of the release (in bold): “More than 16,200 public safety agencies in 107 countries rely on TASER(R) electronic […]

BRAZIL – RC entrega armas e veículos durante solenidade da PM [Weapons and vehicles presented during a ceremony in Pariaba, Brazil] (2011-02-19)

Posted on February 19 2011 by admin

[[ Summary / Comments : Note this is a google translation from the Portuguese: the original text follows these notes. The important issue is that  190 tasers are part of the hardware provided to military police in the Paraíba – a state on the Atlantic coast in northeastern Brazil … In brief, confirming that Brazil […]

SOUTH KOREA – Taser stun gun program expands in South Korea (2008-12-29)

Posted on December 29 2008 by admin

[[ SUMMARY / COMMENTS: Taser International Inc. announced Monday it has received an order for 550 stun guns from the South Korean National Police Agency as that country seeks to expand the use of such devices.]] Biz Journals http://www.bizjournals.com/phoenix/stories/2008/12/29/daily8.html Taser International Inc. announced Monday it has received an order for 550 stun guns from the […]

TASER Inc. – Switzerland Approves Use of TASER(R) Brand Conducted Energy Weapons; Becomes First European Country to Formally Approve the New TASER X26.(2003-07-25)

Posted on July 25 2003 by admin

[[SUMMARY / COMMENTS  : TASER Inc. President Tom Smith announced: ““After the success of the Swiss operational trials, technical and medical reviews, we are elated to see Switzerland approve our TASER brand conducted energy weapons,” said Tom Smith, President of TASER International, Inc. “Switzerland also becomes the first European country to authorize the use of […]