Nevada Patent of the Month – January 2023

HERO Defense Systems LLC has developed a cutting-edge, non-lethal self-defense system that offers personal protection in a compact and easy-to-use format. The system, considered to be the smallest and most powerful self-defense product in its class, offers peace of mind and a sense of security without the dangers and legal restrictions associated with firearms. The system is designed to be grip-less, compact, and easy to conceal, making it an ideal choice for those who are looking for immediate access to a powerful, non-lethal form of personal protection.

The newly patented system works by launching projectiles, such as gel, frangible ball, or powder, at high speeds and with high pressure. The projectiles contain an irritant, such as PAVA or pepper spray, which causes intense pain, confusion, and impaired vision in the attacker. When fired, the gel projectile covers all exposed areas of the attacker with a heavy liquid gel, instantly impairing the attacker’s vision. The frangible ball creates an ultra-fine cloud of PAVA dust that surrounds the target, causing an immediate reaction. The disposable, double-shot cartridges allow for ease and speed of reloading.

HERO’s system is suitable for a wide range of users, including outdoor enthusiasts, professionals who are not permitted to carry a lethal weapon, and individuals who have personal issues with firearms. The compact, lightweight design makes it an ideal choice for those who want to carry personal protection with them at all times, and the grip-less format makes it a less-lethal alternative to firearms. The system is also a great choice for those who are looking for a self-defense strategy but are uncomfortable with carrying a lethal weapon.

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