muzzle brake

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A M-109A3 155mm self-propelled howitzer at McGill Base in Bosnia and Herzegovina, equipped with a large muzzle brake, at the end of the weapon.

Noun[edit]

muzzle brake (plural muzzle brakes)

  1. (firearms) A device placed at the muzzle of a firearm to reduce the recoil energy by redirecting the escaping gases.

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