Firearms sound level measurements : suppressed and unsuppressed firearms, supersonic bullets, and comparable high aplitude impulse sounds / Lucien C. Haag


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AFTE Journal 42.3 (Summer 2010), 209-228


Some examples are presented of suppressed and unsuppressed firearms fitted with professionally made suppressors and home made suppressors. The matter of the sound levels of supersonic bullets in flight that pass near downrange ear witnesses is provided. Finally, several examples of common high amplitude impulse sounds are also provided to which courts and juries can relate when presented with testimony regarding the sound level of gunshots