This is addressed in @called2voyage's answer but I'll add the following:
I'm the author of the linked comment which includes:
...so I think it's a great follow-up question. Please consider just posting it as a new one and linking back here for background. It would only need to be a sentence or two max, and could use the same tags"
and the current tags include military, security and weapon which have been used 54, 19 and 18 times. While that doesn't prove anything it suggest such a question may be on-topic. Not all of those security and weapon questions are about shooting at bears after landing in the tundra.
already answered in a comment?
... in a comment, and it was answered...
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