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What does AD stand for?

AD stands for Accidental Discharge

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  • Military and Government

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Byline: Debbie LaPlaca CHARLTON - An accidental discharge of the fire extinguishing system at Charlton Gas & Market, formerly Ted's Gas Station, sprayed sodium bicarbonate foam on patrons and cars at the pumps yesterday afternoon.
Without these two items installed, there's nothing to prevent an accidental discharge like the one this Soldier experienced.
It should be noted that the firearms actions of all NAA revolvers are functionally identical and that, when the hamer is properly seated in the cylinder safety slot, the gun is perfectly safe from accidental discharge due to a drop," NAA outlines in its news release.