If you’ve ever wondered about the legality or availability of silencers, otherwise known as sound suppresors, you might want to check out this video. You’re likely to be surprised at some of the answers to the most-asked suppressor questions. (Hint: Not only are suppressors legal to own in many states, they are a relative bargain given the benefits they provide.) American Rifleman’s Brian Sheetz met up with American Suppressor Association President Knox Williams at a suppressor shoot held during the NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits outside Nashville, Tenn., and found out why suppressors are useful and just how easy it is to get more information about owning one.
Q&A With the American Suppressor Association
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When U.S. forces rushed to stop the North Koreans from overrunning South Korea in 1950, there were almost no American snipers. As the battle lines stabilized, that would change, and the war would become ideal for the employment of well-equipped and well-trained snipers.