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Suppressor Guide

By The Small Arms Review Editorial Staff

B&T

The B&T suppressor for the HK MP5 and the B&T APC9 is one of the most widely used suppressors in the world. It has not only been NATO qualified (NSN: 1005-17-117-8913) but it is also selected by Heckler & Koch as their OEM suppressor of choice. The suppressor was chosen because of its reliable functioning, ease of use and long service life. The use of special alloys, hi-tech coatings, years of end user feedback and of course the famous Swiss quality makes the B&T suppressor for the HK MP5 the first choice of professional users who require a rugged, reliable and easily maintained suppressor.

MODEL HK MP5 + B&T APC9
CALIBER 9 x 19 mm (9 mm Luger)
LENGTH 208 mm / 8.2“
DIAMETER 35 mm / 1.37“
WEIGHT 300 g / 10.5 oz
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 33 dB (A) dry
MATERIALS Aluminum
FINISH Black, hardcoat anodized
WEBSITE www.bt-ag.ch

The B&T MP9 / TP9 is the weapon of choice of many security details, intelligence units and special Police teams all around the world. Whenever the operation requires a suppressor, the B&T MP9 suppressor is first class. The unique quick detachable (QD™) attachment means that any operator can securely and safely mount the suppressor in a matter of seconds with one hand. The suppressor offers an additional Picatinny/NAR rail for mounting mission specific items like lights or lasers.

MODEL B&T MP9 / TP9
CALIBER 9 x 19 mm (9 mm Luger)
LENGTH 206 mm / 8.1”
DIAMETER 50 mm / 1.9”
WEIGHT 485 g / 17.1 oz
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 34 dB (A) dry
MATERIALS Aliminum
FINISH Black, hardcoat anodized

Dead Air Silencers

The Ghost M is a modular multi-caliber pistol/subgun suppressor. A centerfire pistol suppressor rated all the way up to 300 blk sub-sonic. It is full auto rated and features a unique patent pending modular design. In the short configuration you have the smallest & quietest .45 can in its class. To be scary quiet, the Long configuration with wipes is the way to go. While not needed for the Ghost to function, the Ghost M front end cap can house a wipe, maximizing its performance.

MODEL Ghost M
CALIBER .22 LR, .300 BLK (subsonic), .40 S&W, .45ACP, 10mm, 9mm
LENGTH Full: 8.75”
Compact: 6.2” 1.06”
*(Weight and length will vary with various attachments) 6.2 oz.
DIAMETER 1.375"
WEIGHT Full: 12.0oz
Compact: 9.6oz* CerakoteTM
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION See chart attached
MATERIALS A combination of 17-4 stainless steel, titanium, and anodized 7075 aluminum materials
FINISH Cerakote Boxy, Nitrided Attachments
WEBSITE https://deadairsilencers.com/products/ghost-m/
MSRP (USD) $949

AK and Combloc rifle owners rejoice. The Wolverine PBS-1 is a state-of-the-art direct thread silencer that fits your favorite rifles. Don’t worry about non-concentric muzzle threads, the Wolverine addresses that. It also strikes a perfect balance of muzzle suppression and blowback the AK is notoriously known for. With numerous thread inserts available, we’re sure the Wolverine will fit right in with your collection.

MODEL Wolverine PBS-1
CALIBER Multi - Up to 7.92x54
LENGTH 7.4” (with thread adapter)
DIAMETER 1.5” Tube, 1.93” Outside Diameter
WEIGHT 19.8oz - 24.4oz depending on mount
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION See chart attached
FINISH Cerakote Body, with Nitrided parts
WEBSITE https://deadairsilencers.com/products/wolverine-pbs-1/
MATERIALS A combination of 17-4 stainless steel, titanium, and anodized 7075 aluminum materials
MSRP (USD) $1099
WEBSITE https://deadairsilencers.com/products/ghost-m/
MSRP (USD) $949

Elite Iron

The STFU was designed for .30cal rifles and is all of stainless construction. The design removes horizontal point of impact shift sometimes experienced with an un-timed suppressor. The STFU can used on rifles chambered in .308 and 30.06 class cartridges, and 300WM class cartridges with 24 in. barrels.

MODEL STFU
CALIBER .308/30-06/ 300WM
LENGTH 7.875”
DIAMETER 1.625”
WEIGHT 22.8 oz.
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 28 db
MATERIALS
FINISH
WEBSITE www.eliteiron.com/
MSRP (USD) $760

The Battledog was also designed around the AR-10 gas rifle in .308 to supply the tactical world with a small effective suppressor. There has been an increasing demand for more knockdown power in close quarter situations and the Battledog is an excellent choice.

The Battledog works excellent on the 7.62x39, 5.56x45 and .300 Blackout short barrel rifles and greatly reduces the breech blowback on these weapon systems.

MODEL Battle Dog
CALIBER 7.62x39/5.56x45/.300
LENGTH 6”
DIAMETER 1.625”
WEIGHT 16 oz.
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION Up to 40 db
MATERIALS Titanium,17-4 Stainless and Aluminum
FINISH CerakoteTM
WEBSITE http://www.ruger.com/micros/silent-sr/index.html
MSRP (USD) $449

Freedom Armory

FA Machine Works Minuteman TI and Grenadier suppressors have revolutionized modern suppressor design with Gas Indexing Technology (GIT), Patent No. US9,410,761 B2. GIT allows for the rotational orientation of baffles by the user so as to take advantage of the differences in pressures between handguns and rifles of the same caliber and thereby, providing optimum sound reduction for each. These lightweight, titanium suppressors also utilize Total Breakdown Technology (TBT) providing complete serviceability using common tools.

MODEL Minuteman TI
CALIBER .22LR thru FN 5.7x28
LENGTH 6 inches
DIAMETER 1 inch
WEIGHT 3.9 oz.
FACTORY TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 42db
MATERIALS Titanium
FINISH Cerakote (Black or FDE) or
Polished Natural Cerakote (Black or FDE) or
Polished Natural $550
WEBSITE FAMACHINEWORKS.COM
MSRP (USD) $600.00
Polished Natural adds $30 $905.00 / $930.00 / $980.00
Polished Natural adds $50

MODEL Grenadier
CALIBER 9mm / 45 ACP
LENGTH 6.8” / 7.4” / 8.5”
DIAMETER 1.375”
WEIGHT 9.9 oz./ 10.3 oz. / 11.4 oz.
FACTORY TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 32db-38db
MATERIALS Titanium

GEMTECH

The GEMTECH MIST-22 is the quietest integrally suppressed barrel available for your 10/22 Rifle. The MIST-22 is an astonishing 112dB to the shooter, quieter than an air rifle! With the same profile as popular bull barrels the MIST-22 is compatible with a huge variety of aftermarket stocks and receivers. The barrel is match grade and the GEMTECH G-Core technology makes cleaning a breeze.

MODEL MIST-22
CALIBER 22 LR
LENGTH 16.1”
DIAMETER 0.92
WEIGHT 1lbs. 5 oz.
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 40 db
MATERIALS Military Grade Aluminum/Steel Barrel
FINISH Black Isonite
WEBSITE www.gemtech.com
MSRP (USD) $550

Ruger

The Ruger® Silent-SR® sound suppressor features best-in-class materials and advanced design, resulting in a lightweight, compact size and top-tier sound reduction. It was designed and built by Ruger utilizing the very latest in fluid dynamic simulation and computer numeric controlled (CNC) machining equipment. The Ruger® Silent-SR® is easy to disassemble and clean. Each piece snaps together to seal the baffles and keep the byproducts of combustion away from the tube and end caps. It is also strong and light, utilizing a titanium tube, aluminum rear cap, and stainless steel threaded mount, baffles and front cap. Ruger has selected the best material for each part to maximize strength and minimize weight without sacrificing durability.

MODEL Silent-SR
CALIBER 22LR/22WMR/17HMR
LENGTH 5.37”
DIAMETER 1.06”
WEIGHT 6.2 oz.
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION Up to 40 db
MATERIALS Titanium,17-4 Stainless and Aluminum
FINISH CerakoteTM
WEBSITE http://www.ruger.com/micros/silent-sr/index.html
MSRP (USD) $449

Surefire

The RYDER 9 Modular suppressor is designed to be the best option available for overall length and maximum sound suppression capable. With the modular installed the RYDER 9M performs the same as the best-in-class RYDER 9 suppressor; however, if overall length is a concern the 2” modular can be removed only losing a nominal amount of sound reduction. As like the RYDER9, the RYDER 9M is disassemble for cleaning of the stainless steel baffles and Titanium tube. Each baffle is numbered for ease of reassembly and each suppressor comes with an assembly tool which includes a threaded baffle alignment rod and pusher. Available in either the ½-28 thread or M13.5x1 LH threaded Piston which is also available separately. Proudly designed, produced and assembled in the United States.

MODEL SF RYDER 9M-TI
CALIBER 9MM
LENGTH 5.9”/7.9”
DIAMETER 0.92
WEIGHT 8.5 oz./11oz.
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 20-25dB
MATERIALS Titanium Tube, Front Plate, Rear Cap, Stainless Steel Baffles
FINISH Cerakote finish
WEBSITE www.surefire.com/tactical-equipment/sound-suppressors/sf-ryder-suppressors.html
MSRP (USD) $999.00

The SOCOM300-SPS suppressors is designed for the specific characteristics of .300BLK firing both Subsonic and Super Sonic ammunition for maximum sound suppression. This suppressor is also capable of being fired on 5.56MM though 300WIN when using bolt action rifles with the same great sound suppression capability. This is achieved with the SureFire patented V-baffle designed which routes more gas through the core than would be seen with other suppressors. The 300-SPS boasts the same rock solid Fast-Attach® lock ring as seen on all of the SOCOM and SOCOM2 series of suppressors. As with every SureFire SOCOM series of suppressors accuracy, repeatability, durability, long service life and signature reduction to include sound, flash and limiting environment disruption is engineered and produced in the US with only the top quality of material available.

MODEL SOCOM300 SPS
CALIBER 5.56MM to 300 WM
LENGTH 8.0”
DIAMETER 1.5”
WEIGHT 6.2 oz.
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 120dB - 300 Black Out Subsonic, 129dB - 7.62x51
134dB - 5.56, 137dB - 300 WM
MATERIALS High-temp alloy & stainless steel
FINISH Ionbond and Cerakote™ finish
WEBSITE www.surefire.com
MSRP (USD) $ 1075.00

Thompson Machine

Industry-leading dB reduction, fool-proof disassembly and re-assembly (with only 3 total parts), and an affordable price tag are just a few of the features that set the Isis22 apart. Top that off with a full-auto and .22Mag/.17HMR rating on rifle hosts and you’ve got a suppressor that is ahead of the pack.

MODEL Isis 22
CALIBER .22LR/.22Mag/.17HMR (Full-Auto Rated)
LENGTH 6.5”
DIAMETER 1.125”
WEIGHT 4.2 oz.
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 41 db
MATERIALS Hard-Anodized 6061-T6
FINISH Hard-Anodized Matte Black
WEBSITE www.ThompsonMachine.net
MSRP (USD) $315

The Poseidon series of silencers by Thompson Machine shatters the mold for how small a centerfire pistol silencer can be while still being effective. The Poseidon 9mm is impossibly small and light at only 4.125” in length and 4 ounces, but still delivers hearing-safe performance on most 9mm hosts. Equally at home on pistol hosts, or pistol-caliber carbines, the Poseidon is a must-have piece of kit for ultra-compact suppression.

MODEL Poseidon
CALIBER 9MM & 45 Models available
LENGTH 4.125” (9mm) 4.5” (45)
DIAMETER 1.25” (9mm) 1.375” (.45)
WEIGHT 4 oz. (9mm) 5.2 oz. (.45)
FACTORY-TESTED SOUND REDUCTION 20-25 db
MATERIALS Hard-Anodized 6061-T6
FINISH Hard-Anodized Matte Black
WEBSITE www.ThompsonMachine.net
MSRP (USD) $379 (Poseidon 9mm) $399 (Poseidon .45)

SUBSCRIBER COMMENT AREA

Danesthesia
11-18-2016 3:01 AM

You missed quite a few!!!!

AAc

AWC

Silencerco

Liberty Suppressors

Bowers

 

just to name a few off the top of my head.

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