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1/25/2018 7:38:29 AM
Posted: 2/23/2006 9:56:42 PM EST
Question: is the purpose of a flash suppressor, on say, an M16 rifle, supposed to reduce your signature to the enemy or reduce the flash seen from your own eyes?
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 9:57:59 PM EST
Both
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 10:05:04 PM EST
Both.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 10:23:46 PM EST
Both, but mostly the former I would think.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 10:25:10 PM EST
Oh, it's also intended to make drive-by shootings both possible and extremely deadly, too.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 10:29:36 PM EST

Originally Posted By Zaphod:
Oh, it's also intended to make drive-by shootings both possible and extremely deadly, too.



I thought it was to kill nuns more effectively.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 10:32:07 PM EST

Originally Posted By yekimak:

Originally Posted By Zaphod:
Oh, it's also intended to make drive-by shootings both possible and extremely deadly, too.



I thought it was to kill nuns more effectively.



That's what the military calls a "force multiplier"...
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 10:34:19 PM EST
Flash suppressors ate my baby!
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