Merlin Recoilless Waterjet Disruptor

The Merlin Recoilless Waterjet Disruptor is ideal for target disruption where forensic evidence must be preserved and surgical accuracy is required. The Merlin Recoilless Waterjet Disruptor is user-friendly and easy to assemble, with no breech or tools required for setup and preparation. The Merlin may be manually deployed, even from a camera tripod, causing no damage to either the disruptor or the stand. Maximum recommended standoff is 3 metres dependent on target.

General Specifications

    • Bore diameter: 12.5mm
    • Total length: 51 cm
    • Total weight: 1.6 kg
  • Height on camera tripod: 183 cm maximum
  • Composition: Stainless Steel
  • Ignition voltage: P-Series Blasting Machine; 24 volts; 1 amp
  • Liquid projectile: 43 mL
  • Liquid load: 43 mL
  • Peak liquid projectile velocity: 600 m/s
  • Kinetic energy: 7.74 kJ
  • Recoil reduction: 98%
  • Vertical adjustment: 180˚
  • Horizontal adjustment: 360˚, for multi-purpose positioning
  • Barrel composition: Stainless Steel
  • Barrel length: 38 cm
  • Barrel weight: 1.1 kg


  • Merlin 150 Cartridge
  • 12.5mm Avon Frangible
  • 12.5mm Flathead Steel Slug