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Posted: 2/23/2006 10:56:42 PM EDT
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 10:57:59 PM EDT
Both
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 11:05:04 PM EDT
Both.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 11:23:46 PM EDT
Both, but mostly the former I would think.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 11:25:10 PM EDT
Oh, it's also intended to make drive-by shootings both possible and extremely deadly, too.
Link Posted: 2/23/2006 11:29:36 PM EDT

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 11:32:07 PM EDT

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 11:34:19 PM EDT
Flash suppressors ate my baby!
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