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After loading a saved game, vehicles that have fired have stuck muzzle flash
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If the player resumes a saved mission from a previous Arma session, any vehicle mounted weapon in the mission that has been fired will have a persistent muzzle flash. When the weapon fires again, the muzzle flash disappears.

Vehicle weapon flashes should only appear when the weapon fires.


Legacy ID
Operating System
Windows 7
Steps To Reproduce
  1. Load attached repro single mission (scenario).
  2. Start mission.
  3. Wait for the M2A4 in front of you to stop firing (there are 3 enemy troops on the runway in front of it)
  4. Save the mission.
  5. Close Arma 3.
  6. Load Arma 3.
  7. Load the saved repro mission.
  8. Observe the M2A4 with stuck muzzle flares.
Additional Information

This issue has been around since Arma 2, maybe Arma.

Event Timeline

ceeeb edited Steps To Reproduce. (Show Details)Mar 19 2014, 12:30 AM
ceeeb edited Additional Information. (Show Details)
ceeeb set Category to Visual-Vehicles.
ceeeb set Reproducibility to Always.
ceeeb set Severity to None.
ceeeb set Resolution to Open.
ceeeb set Legacy ID to 3956487397.May 7 2016, 6:12 PM
ceeeb added a comment.Dec 5 2015, 12:59 AM

Still an issue in 1.54

ceeeb added a comment.Aug 21 2016, 1:15 AM

Issue persists in dev build 1.65.138014

ceeeb renamed this task from After loading a saved game, vehicles that have fire have stuck muzzle flash to After loading a saved game, vehicles that have fired have stuck muzzle flash.May 4 2017, 12:47 AM
ceeeb updated the task description. (Show Details)
ceeeb edited Steps To Reproduce. (Show Details)
ceeeb set Operating System to Windows 7.