The Noveske Pig Pen Flash Hider – Universal CAT Suppressor Compatible

The open-source CAT suppressor mount ( 1×16 left-hand thread QD) has been aiming to tackle the quite complex world of incompatible suppressors and muzzle devices and simplify it into something you can use with any suppressor featuring the CAT suppressor pattern. Made out of 4140 QT steel and finished in Black Nitride, the Noveske Pig Pen is offered in both 1×28 and 5.8×24 thread pitches.

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Forward Controls NVTS – Nautilus Variable Timing System

Here is an interesting solution to timing muzzle devices. No more shims or crush washers. Forward Controls has an alternate solution called the NVTS (Nautilus Variable Timing System).

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NEW Blast Shield for Strike Modular Chassis From Strike Industries

Short guns are all the rage these days. Small firearms are great in some specific applications but generally speaking, there are some sacrifices that need to be made. One of these issues is that with a shorter barrel, there’s less real estate for your support hand. This, paired with sometimes productive muzzle devices, and muzzle blast can become an issue. There aren’t many smaller PDW-style guns than the Strike Industries Strike Modular Chassis. If you want to give your SMC more capability and cut down on blast, this is the Blast Shield for Strike Modular Chassis – Alpha.

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Lite and Refreshing: The Strike Industries OPPRESSOR LITE

Firearms have been getting lighter and lighter throughout the last few years. New materials and manufacturing techniques have shaved pounds from rifles. With our fresh, new lightweight rifles, the next step is to hang a bunch of heavy crap off of them, right? Adding accessories to your rifle can quickly bring the weight right back up to arm-shaking numbers. Strike Industries has decided to take some of that weight off of one of their existing products, the OPPRESSOR. Introducing the new OPPRESSOR LITE.

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ZEV Technologies Releases New Glock, SIG, and AR-15 Accessories

ZEV Technologies specializes in high-end aftermarket accessories and products for Glock handguns and AR-15 rifles. The company has just introduced three new products – the ZMD Muzzle Device for AR-15s, V2 Pro Comp for Gen 5 Glocks, and the ZEV Extended mag release for the SIG Sauer P365 and P320 pistols.

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History and Evolution of Soviet/Russian AK Muzzle Devices

In this article, we’ll discuss the history, development and evolution of muzzle devices seen on Mikhail Kalashnikov’s Avtomat. In particular, we’ll talk about those made in the Soviet Union and Russia. Just like in the case of  one of our previous installments dedicated to the history of Soviet/Russian AK bayonets, this article is also primarily based on Kalashnikov Gun Magazine‘s content which we use with the permission of KGM’s chief editor. Without further ado let’s see how the AK muzzle devices developed over the years.

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Cherry Bomb and Bottle Rocket Muzzle Devices by Q

If you follow the firearms industry news then there is probably no need to introduce you the company that is simply called Q. This company is specialized in manufacturing suppressors, suppressor-tuned weapon systems, and suppressor related accessories. Just like many other suppressor manufacturers Q also makes their own muzzle devices. Today we’ll take a look at Cherry Bomb and Bottle Rocket muzzle devices made by Q.

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Master Muzzle Device: NEW Black Rain Ordnance BRO MFR

When it comes to AR-15 rifles, an often overlooked, but pivotal component to any solid build is an effective muzzle device. Whether you need something to allow for the quick attachment of a silencer, a muzzle device to mitigate recoil or something to curb the flash or dust signature while shooting prone, there are pieces out on the market for everyone. One of the newest ones hitting the market is the BRO MFR ( Black Rain Ordnance Muzzle Flash Regulator) with a Master Key.

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BRAKING: VG6 Releases The Epsilon 762 Muzzle Device

See what I did there? I’ll be here all week folks, please try the veal. VG6 has just announced the release of the 7.62 version of their popular EPSILON muzzle device. Described as a hybrid muzzle attachment, the EPSILON provides both flash hiding and muzzle brake capabilities for .308 caliber rifles. Additional details, links, and specifications are listed below.

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Frame Mounted Pistol Compensator Coming Soon

Joel Pirela of Pirela Weapon’s Division is an avid knife fanatic and shooter. He and Nemesis Knives are collaborating on making a frame mounted pistol compensator. Compensators on pistols help counter act muzzle climb and are often attached to the gun using a threaded barrel.

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[SHOT 2018] Anderson Manufacturing New Muzzle Device, Gas Block and Handguard Mounting Solutions

During SHOT Show 2018, Anderson Manufacturing has introduced an AR-15 upper with a different muzzle device, gas block and handguard attachment systems as well as a built-in backup rear sight.

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KE Arms Adds New Handgun Compensators to Product Line

Firearm parts producing KE Arms has recently added two 9x19mm handgun barrel compensators to their product line up. Machined from 7075 billet and available in either an “Enhanced” or “Carry” configuration, both variants have “long” or “short” thread options for customers. This allows a user to fit these compensators to a threaded barrel depending on the length of thread space available. Both of these devices have elongated ports at the 12 o’clock position, while they also have circular ports at the 3 and 9 o’clock positions. KE Arms claims that these compensators reduce muzzle flip by at least 40 percent during the process of firing. Securing them to the barrel after being threaded on are two set screws at the 3 o’clock and 9 o’clock positions.

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New Recoil Reducing Muzzle Brake from ZRODelta

ZRODelta announced the company was now offering an updated Cowl Induction Brake that is said to reduce recoil by up to 72%. This is an improvement of about 10% compared to the first generation brake. Additionally, the Gen2 Cowl Induction Brake is lighter and smaller than the original brake. They weigh about a third of a pound and are less than 3″ in length.

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Fire Control Group Manufacturing AK-47 Muzzle Device Detent Block (MDDB)

About a week ago we took a look at a custom AK rifle ( SK-17) made by Fire Control Group Manufacturing. Among other features, this rifle had a simple but rather interesting part made by the same company. It is called Muzzle Device Detent Block (MDDB). Let’s see what makes it interesting.

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New Surefire WARCOMP 556 CTN Flash Hider/Compensator Hybrid Released

Manufacturer Surefire has formally announced a new variant of their successful Warcomp combination flash hider/compensator. The new muzzle device, called the Warcomp 556 CTN, sports a closed six tine “birdcage” style flash hider configuration, versus the original Warcomp’s open three tine configuration. This change is highly reminiscent of the change from the M16’s initial production three tine flash hider to the six tine A1 “birdcage” flash hider, which led to the now familiar four tine closed bottom A2 flash hider.

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