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Old 08-09-2012, 09:05   #1
JJ_BPK
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What Flash/Recoil/Brake??

Spotted on FB..

Can someone explain why they bother to put a muzzle brake - flash suppressor on the weapon, when the flash is 3ft beyond the end of the barrel??


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1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division

Spc. Kirsten Price of the 1st Brigade Combat Team, 82nd Airborne Division, returns fire on insurgents when they engaged his platoon with small-arms fire Aug. 1, 2012, in Ghazni Province, Afghanistan. Price is firing an M249 squad automatic weapon.
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