Fountain Valley, CA—SureFire, LLC, manufacturer of the world’s finest—and most innovative—illumination tools and tactical products, has launched a new video highlighting factors that should be considered when purchasing a combat suppressor. In this video, SureFire VP of Suppressors and Weapons Barry Dueck, and SureFire Director of Suppressors and Weapons Cody Carroll, demonstrate the USASOC standardized suppressor test to compare the performance of the SureFire SOCOM556-RC2 suppressor against a competitor’s suppressor.

SureFire’s philosophy has always been that durability, signature reduction, accuracy, repeatability and sound suppression are the most  important factors to consider when evaluating a suppressor design for combat or duty use. SureFire’s combat-proven SOCOM series of suppressors provide a tremendous reduction in flash and dust signature while simultaneously maintaining the utmost in sound attenuation. Our design not only passed SOCOM’s rigorous trials, it obliterated the competition in every aspect of performance and durability. SureFire’s patented Fast-Attach® system also makes attachment/removal of the suppressor quick and easy in any environment, from combat to the casual range day. Built for consistent performance and a long service life, every SureFire suppressor is proudly designed and manufactured in the USA.

SureFire SOCOM556-RC2 suppressor front and rear angles
SureFire SOCOM556-RC2 Suppressor

About SureFire—Located in Fountain Valley, California, SureFire, LLC is the leading manufacturer of suppressors, high-performance flashlights, weapon-mounted lights, and other tactical equipment for those who go in harm’s way, or anyone who demands the ultimate in quality, innovation, and performance. SureFire illumination tools are used by more SWAT teams and elite special operations forces than any other brand. SureFire is an ISO 9001:2008-certified company.

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