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CS gas can be used to disperse rioters.
However, as the vapour drifts, it can affect non-rioters
in the vicinity, who are either keeping their heads down,
or just looking for a chance to get away.
The answer may be found in the BorgCo multimode
Available in flail-release
hand-thrown or 38mm/40mm
format for ARWEN type dischargers, the grenade has a
two-part construction. On initiation, a low-yield
pyrotechnic charge disperses 50% of the payload over a
10 metre area. This portion consists of a mixture of
capsaicin (causing irritation to mucous membranes), a
stenching agent which closely resembles the smell of
sewage and decaying meat (promoting vomiting), and
SmartWater, indelibly marking anyone nearby for later
A smoke generator portion also fires, releasing a dense
cloud of a moderate tear-smoke compound mixed with
THC as a mild incapacitant.
The quadruple-whammy of stinky sewage, hot pepper,
tearsmoke and the slight intoxication produced by a
small dose of THC should be enough to persuade those
involved that being somewhere else is probably a good
idea; prolonged exposure will of course render the target
incapable of putting up any serious resistance.
The unpleasantness of the other ingredients ensures that
the temptation to have a riot just to get a free high at
the public expense is minimised.
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||(Used bills, nothing bigger than a 20, in a plain brown envelope).
||Use putriscine (sp?) as your nauseant. Nothing works
||[21Q], the effects are much more localised. Smaller amounts of
compounds in one location, rather than a large amount of a
single compound. Proportionately faster dilution.
||Does it play music? At least a little clip? If it does I will remove my bone.
||Apart from the natural puerile glee found in combining chemical-warfare agents ("dogs with bees shooting out of their mouths and lasers on their heads...") I really don't see any sort of workable idea here.
||For starters where you want to place your smoke canisters has no relation to where you want a very localised flashbang effect. So "multimode" is pointless.
||I agree with FlyingToaster's characterization, but not
with the marked-for-deletion tag. To me (but
apparently not to others), this is just not a very