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    FBI HRT and SWAT officially getting suppressed

    Not sure if this is old news but I'm just reading internal article regarding the introduction of sanctioned suppressors:


    "When the xxx team presented this solid evidence of the dangerous noise levels the guns produced, CIRG leadership approved the procurement of the suppressors for all SWAT and HRT shooters.

    xxx then worked with SSA xxxx at the Ballistics Research Facility, the FBI's renowned research center at Redstone Arsenal in Huntsville, Alabama, to identify the potential vendors' requirements , and how the suppressors would be evaluated in the request for proposals.
    Then BRF conducted a technical data review on the proposed suppressors, testing for accuracy, velocity, distance, repetitive shooting, noise and, more subjectively, the blowback of toxic gases.
    The suppressors that met the technical requirements during BRF testing went to Quantico for hands-on testing and evaluation by HRT and SWAT operators on the range. Employees rated each option, and the highest scoring suppressor next had to meet the BRF's functional reliability standard for weapons and ammunition.
    The BRF allows no more than one malfunction in 2,000 rounds fired, so the suppressor had to hold up to that test. If there were two malfunctions, that option failed. It passed, and finally, the first suppressor contract in the Bureau's history was awarded in September 2021.The field suppressor distribution process began in November 2021."
    "Why "zombies"? Because calling it 'training to stop a rioting, starving, panicking, desperate mob after a complete governmental financial collapse apocalypse' is just too wordy." or in light of current events: "training to stop a rioting, looting, molotov cocktail throwing, skinny jeans wearing, uneducated bunch of lemmings duped by, or working directly for, a marxist organization attempting to tear down America while hiding behind a race-based name"

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    google; who knew?

    https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/...flow-556k-fbi/

    https://www.shootingillustrated.com/...d-suppressors/

    "The FLOW 556k finished first in weight, flash/spark, sound suppression, gas blowback and user assessment during rigorous testing at the FBI Ballistic Research Facility. The company’s advanced 3D-printing techniques provide for extreme tolerances, improved quality control and improved flash/sound suppression. This approach also reduces weight, shrinks development time and enhances production efficiency."
    Last edited by rocsteady; 07-12-22 at 12:20.
    "Why "zombies"? Because calling it 'training to stop a rioting, starving, panicking, desperate mob after a complete governmental financial collapse apocalypse' is just too wordy." or in light of current events: "training to stop a rioting, looting, molotov cocktail throwing, skinny jeans wearing, uneducated bunch of lemmings duped by, or working directly for, a marxist organization attempting to tear down America while hiding behind a race-based name"

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    So was it a Flow 556 can they chose? OSS ?

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    Yep. Never heard of it. Not that I'm a suppressor expert in the least but...
    "Why "zombies"? Because calling it 'training to stop a rioting, starving, panicking, desperate mob after a complete governmental financial collapse apocalypse' is just too wordy." or in light of current events: "training to stop a rioting, looting, molotov cocktail throwing, skinny jeans wearing, uneducated bunch of lemmings duped by, or working directly for, a marxist organization attempting to tear down America while hiding behind a race-based name"

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    I think FLOW 556 is synonyms with OSS cans, but I could easily be wrong.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pappabear View Post
    I think FLOW 556 is synonyms with OSS cans, but I could easily be wrong.

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    OSS Company is now HUXWRX Safety Company. Same cans, some still designated as OSS models.
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    Quote Originally Posted by rocsteady View Post
    Yep. Never heard of it. Not that I'm a suppressor expert in the least but...
    The “Flow” is a new can they developed for the contract, and has not been released outside of that, so its not surprising you’ve never heard of it.

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    It appears that, for now, it will be available to LE and military only
    "Why "zombies"? Because calling it 'training to stop a rioting, starving, panicking, desperate mob after a complete governmental financial collapse apocalypse' is just too wordy." or in light of current events: "training to stop a rioting, looting, molotov cocktail throwing, skinny jeans wearing, uneducated bunch of lemmings duped by, or working directly for, a marxist organization attempting to tear down America while hiding behind a race-based name"

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    Nice equipment.

    What's the mission of the FBI where they intend to use this?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Ron3 View Post
    Nice equipment.

    What's the mission of the FBI where they intend to use this?
    Looking into what HRT and SWAT does would be a good start.

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