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SureFire Introduces Line of Mini and Micro Suppressors

July 20, 2010  | 


At four inches long and 12 ounces, the compact and lightweight SureFire Micro suppressor is designed to attenuate the sound signature of a carbine or rifle to a safe level.

SureFire has released a line of Mini and Micro suppressors. Both work with existing SureFire flash hider and muzzle brake suppressor adapters but come in a significantly smaller forms than previous models.

"Adding length and weight to a personal weapon system is usually an unwanted modification," says Barry Dueck, director of the SureFire Suppressor Division. "These two new suppressors were designed with that thought in mind. We're trying to reduce the user's overall signature, not just the firearm's."

At five inches in length and 14 ounces in weight, the Mini suppressor is SureFire's new flagship 5.56mm suppressor. It provides the same performance as its predecessor, the SureFire FA556-212 suppressor, but it is one inch shorter and two ounces lighter.

At four inches long and 12 ounces, the compact and lightweight SureFire Micro suppressor is designed to attenuate the sound signature of a carbine or rifle to a safe level, as well as reduce the dust and flash signature while minimizing added weight and length to the host weapon. The Micro, like the Mini, features the Fast Attach system for rapid attachment/detachment on any weapon equipped with a compatible SureFire suppressor adapter. Thanks to SureFire's overlapping mount, only 1.75 inches are added to the length of the rifle.

SureFire's proprietary suppressor design not only reduces the sound levels and muzzle flash of a fired weapon, helping to protect an operator's hearing and keep his location concealed, it also typically increases projectile velocity and improves a weapon's accuracy. This is SureFire's philosophy of Total Signature Reduction. Contrary to existing suppressor models, which typically degrade performance of a 1-2 MOA (Minute of Angle) rifle to 3-4 MOA-sometimes as much as 8 MOA, SureFire suppressors typically improve grouping sizes.

Most suppressors also cause a shift in a weapon's point-of-zero when attached or detached. But under fire, an operator seldom has the time to re-zero his weapon after attaching a suppressor. With a SureFire Suppressor, there is no need to re-zero the weapon. Its Fast-Attach mechanism locks the suppressor onto the firearm in the same position every time, producing a negligible, repeatable point-of-impact shift. And SureFire Suppressors are as durable as the barrels they're mounted on, making full-time suppressor use not only probable but practical.

All SureFire suppressors include a nylon cleaning brush and a padded, ballistic nylon MOLLE pouch for storage. The suppressors are available in a black or dark earth finish. For more information or to find a SureFire suppressor dealer, visit www.surefire.com.

 

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