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Marine Corps begins widespread fielding of suppressors

December 30, 2020

Marines risk their lives to protect others. Many are trained to locate, close with and destroy the enemy by fire and maneuver, or repel the enemy’s assault by fire and close combat. They engage adversaries in any clime and place, no matter how arduous the conditions. Marine Corps Systems Command is tasked not only with enhancing the lethality of warfighters. The command also strives to protect them. MCSC has taken another step toward increasing lethality and protection for Marines. In December, the command began the process of fielding thousands of suppressors to infantry, reconnaissance and special operation units for employment on the M27, M4 and M4A1 rifles…

A U.S. Marine providing security on a company attack range in Twentynine Palms, Calif., Oct. 21.