Tuesday, April 5, 2011
Stopping Priates with burning eyes and vomit!
Wired.com reports that “two companies are offering new solutions to keep pirates at bay: blinding them with pepper spray and incapacitating them by making them hurl.” The first company, Shipboard Defense Systems, has partnered with the makers of Mace to offer an industrial strength version. The second company, company, Maritime Security Company, LLC, offers a package of defensive tools, including something like Mace and an unnamed substance that makes them vomit, reports Wired. These are the latest twists in the range of defenses being mustered to fend off pirates per guidance on best practices for the industry, notes the report