Axon (AXON) announces new Air National Guard order for TASER devices
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Axon (Nasdaq: AXON), the world leader in connected public safety technologies, today announced that the Air National Guard, the reserve arm of the US Air Force, will renew its TASER device program and deploy approximately 5,000 TASER X26P energy weapons to reserve troops. With this order, the Air National Guard will replace the TASER X26E devices currently in use. This order was received in the third quarter of 2021.
“We are delighted to see more branches of the US military adopt de-escalation and less lethal tools, and we are delighted to work with the Air National Guard as it expands its TASER device program,” said Richard Coleman , senior vice president of Axon Federal. and general manager. “This Air National Guard order demonstrates our military’s continued commitment to protecting US military personnel with less lethal technology. We look forward to continuing our support for the US Department of Defense.”
The TASER X26P is Axon’s smallest and most compact professional series less lethal energy weapon. With a fully digital platform, the X26P enables improved accuracy and analytics, giving the Air National Guard a clear picture of when a TASER device is in use in the field.