muzzle brake


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muzzle brake

A device attached to the muzzle of a weapon that utilizes escaping gas to reduce recoil.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Optional Features include a removable titanium muzzle brake and camouflage dipping.
You can give it a tactical look with a muzzle brake or a classic European appearance with a Mannlicher stock.
Operators, you're not done with PM on your M198 howitzer until you make sure the muzzle brake plug and breech cover are in place.
It has a 26-inch fluted barrel with 5R rifling, a removable muzzle brake, a Performance Center adjustable trigger, fully adjustable stock, and a 20-m.o.a.
We are proud to accommodate anybody who shows up, but a muzzle brake is just plain painful to everyone at the match except the shooter.
The pistol has a 6" barrel with integral muzzle brake and Picatinny bottom rail for accessories.
The rifles are equipped with the Dead Air Armament Keymount combination muzzle brake and suppressor mount, specially designed for the attachment of the Dead Air Armament Sandman suppressor, also manufactured by BPI Outdoors.
The latest combination muzzle device which attracted my attention is the CQB Modular Muzzle Brake System from Ferfrans.
This highly functional Tactical Solutions Ruger 10/22 came equipped with a Leupold 4X scope and the 16 3/4" barrel is also threaded for a muzzle brake. At 25 yards both Federal American Eagles (1,149 fps) and CCI Mini-Mag +V (1,325 fps) stay under 1/2" for nine shots while the Federal load also stayed well under 1" for nine shots at 50 yards.
Crewmen, keeping the muzzle brake and bore evacuator free of carbon is one secret to straight shooting with your M109-series SP howitzer.