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Founded as Ionatron in 2002, Applied Energetics won nearly $40 million in military contracts to develop its laser-directed energy technology to defeat improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. The company's bomb-zapping system was tested by the Marine Corps in Afghanistan, but after the Corps canceled its ...
According to filings with the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), in its previous guise as Ionatron the company attracted equity funding of $8 million in November 2005, and $26.5 million in April 2006. But the company has also made losses consistently over the past decade (see figure), and with ...

ION was the stock market symbol for Ionatron, the company that managed to convince Paul Wolfowitz, the Deputy Defense Secretary during the early years of the George W. Bush administration, to give the firm $30 million for its bomb-zappers. Shaped like golf carts, the remote-controlled JINs were ...
The Pentagon continues to pour funding into Arizona-based laser plasma lightning blaster-gun firm Applied Energetics, formerly known as Ionatron. The US Army says that the firm's lightning guns are "approaching the level of maturity needed to begin weaponization". The military assessment came as the ...
Once, a company called Ionatron promised to build the military real-life lightning guns that would blow up improvised bombs in exchange for tens of millions of taxpayer dollars. It never panned out—and the company had to change its name, 86 its senior executives, and fend off shareholder lawsuits as a ...
Flash in Tunnel like This ?rrOur Technology Ionatron designs and manufactures directed-energy weapons. Ionatrons directed-energy weapons work like "man-made lightning" to disable people or vehicles that threaten our security. Ionatron intends to use our compact, non-lethal LIPC ...

I have long been skeptical of the utility of lightning weapons, at least as standoff nonlethal weapons (the jury's out on IED applications, but rival Ionatron has certainly had trouble proving their version is effective). We'll try to catch up with Bitar soon for an update to see if, in fact, he's proving me wrong. On the ...
Arizona company Ionatron has funding to develop "directed lightning" raygun-style electro-blasters, which could potentially leave malefactors twitching in the dirt without benefit of wire or flying prod. Ionatron says that lethal settings will be on offer, too. (That said, Ionatron has a rather suspicious air about it ...
In 2005 and 2006, Raydiance's fellow USPers at Ionatron built for the Defense Department about a dozen golf cart-esque vehicles, equipped with lightning guns, and seemingly ready for rapid deployment to Iraq – only to have the things sent back. Last year, Raydiance got a $4 million contract from the ...
Apparently, the the artillery development budget for the US Navy is bursting at the seams, as the branch is complimenting the myriad of other dazzling weapons that it's collaboratively developing with a LGE-based rendition from Ionatron. The company, which focuses on developing "directed energy ...
Founded as Ionatron in 2002, Applied Energetics won nearly $40 million in military contracts to develop its laser-directed energy technology to defeat improvised explosive devices, or IEDs. The company's bomb-zapping system was tested by the Marine Corps in Afghanistan, but after the Corps canceled its ...
According to filings with the US Securities & Exchange Commission (SEC), in its previous guise as Ionatron the company attracted equity funding of $8 million in November 2005, and $26.5 million in April 2006. But the company has also made losses consistently over the past decade (see figure), and with ...
ION was the stock market symbol for Ionatron, the company that managed to convince Paul Wolfowitz, the Deputy Defense Secretary during the early years of the George W. Bush administration, to give the firm $30 million for its bomb-zappers. Shaped like golf carts, the remote-controlled JINs were ...
The Pentagon continues to pour funding into Arizona-based laser plasma lightning blaster-gun firm Applied Energetics, formerly known as Ionatron. The US Army says that the firm's lightning guns are "approaching the level of maturity needed to begin weaponization". The military assessment came as the ...
Once, a company called Ionatron promised to build the military real-life lightning guns that would blow up improvised bombs in exchange for tens of millions of taxpayer dollars. It never panned out—and the company had to change its name, 86 its senior executives, and fend off shareholder lawsuits as a ...
The Washington Post takes a swing today at favorite DANGER ROOM punching-bag, Ionatron. And the piece, like the rest of the series on fighting improvised bombs, fills in previously-undisclosed details about the shenanigans surround Ionatron's Joint IED Neutralizer — a real-life lightning gun, allegedly.
Arizona company Ionatron has funding to develop "directed lightning" raygun-style electro-blasters, which could potentially leave malefactors twitching in the dirt without benefit of wire or flying prod. Ionatron says that lethal settings will be on offer, too. (That said, Ionatron has a rather suspicious air about it ...

Ionatron, the lightning gun company that the DANGER ROOM has frequently covered, isn't throwing in the towel. Yes, it's true that many, many, many millions of dollars later, we still don't see any fieldable lightning gun, but that doesn't seem to dampen anyone's enthusiasm: the company today announced ...
Apparently, the the artillery development budget for the US Navy is bursting at the seams, as the branch is complimenting the myriad of other dazzling weapons that it's collaboratively developing with a LGE-based rendition from Ionatron. The company, which focuses on developing "directed energy ...
Founded as Ionatron in 2002, Applied Energetics won nearly $40 million in military contracts to develop its laser-directed energy technology to ...
ION was the stock market symbol for Ionatron, the company that managed to convince Paul Wolfowitz, the Deputy Defense Secretary during the ...
Arizona firm Ionatron began work on this plan in 2002. Originally the company thought that it would soon develop lightning blasters so portable ...
(In a way, the Multimode system is a new twist on the devices developed by Applied Energetics, formerly Ionatron. But that firm, which promised ...
If at first you don't succeed, change names and start again. DANGER ROOM's favorite lightning weapons-maker, Ionatron, has announced it's ...
The company's torn a page from the Ionatron book, which has long tantalized investors with a series of classified contracts. "Due to the nature of ...
Are you disillusioned with Ionatron and all those other far-fetched weapons that just don't seem to go anywhere? Are you looking for a new ray ...
Can life get any worse for Ionatron, the cash-burning lightning-weapon maker that still enjoys a small, but determined band of hard-core ...
Ionatron Just when you thought allegations of general sleaziness against lightning-gun maker Ionatron couldn't get any worse, turns out the ...
Ionatron, the lightning gun company that the DANGER ROOM has frequently covered, isn't throwing in the towel. Yes, it's true that many, many, ...
Apparently, the the artillery development budget for the US Navy is bursting at the seams, as the branch is complimenting the myriad of other ...
Insider Score Logo From InsiderScore: Vice Chairman Selling on Weakness: Two days after stepping down from the chief executive officer post, ...
Formerly known as Ionatron, the company was founded in 2002 during the early days of the war on terror, when it marketed its technology as a ...
electronics company Ionatron (ION) finagled a $30 million contract to create a remote-controlled "lightning gun" to discharge IEDs where they ...
Arizona firm Ionatron began work on this plan in 2002. Originally the company thought that it would soon develop lightning blasters so portable ...
(In a way, the Multimode system is a new twist on the devices developed by Applied Energetics, formerly Ionatron. But that firm, which promised ...
A question occurred to me today, as I listened to the very lonely investor call for the company formerly known as Ionatron: What will I do when ...
The company's torn a page from the Ionatron book, which has long tantalized investors with a series of classified contracts. "Due to the nature of ...
Are you disillusioned with Ionatron and all those other far-fetched weapons that just don't seem to go anywhere? Are you looking for a new ray ...
Can life get any worse for Ionatron, the cash-burning lightning-weapon maker that still enjoys a small, but determined band of hard-core ...
Investors in real-life lightning-gun maker Ionatron already have a big ol' reputation for hair-trigger tempers. But that anger isn't just reserved for ...
In 2005, despite allegations of shady stock deals and stolen intellectual property, a Tuscon, Arizona company called Ionatron convinced ...
Ionatron Just when you thought allegations of general sleaziness against lightning-gun maker Ionatron couldn't get any worse, turns out the ...
But the way the defense company Ionatron tells the story, if you step through a laser beam things are a lot worse than some bells ringing in your ...
Apparently, the the artillery development budget for the US Navy is bursting at the seams, as the branch is complimenting the myriad of other ...
Ionatron, the lightning gun company that the DANGER ROOM has frequently covered, isn't throwing in the towel. Yes, it's true that many, many, ...
Insider Score Logo From InsiderScore: Vice Chairman Selling on Weakness: Two days after stepping down from the chief executive officer post, ...


 

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