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VBR-Belgium

Van Bruaene Rik Metalworking

1989 Start company Rik van Bruaene started a metalworking company in Roeselare (Belgium) and supported the local metal working industry by manufacturing machine parts for big industrial presses and agriculture machines. The offical company name was: Van Bruaene Rik The first weapon project started as a machine test but did grow further for several years. On 12 December 1996, a certificate of recognition on arms and ammunition was delivered to Mr. Rik Van Bruaene by the Governor of West-Flanders (North side of Belgium) Mr. Olivier Vanneste.

VBR-handguns

 

1989 The first prototype manufactured by Rik Van Bruaene was the VBR-GP. The VBR-GP pistol was designed as a semi-automatic handgun with the aesthetics of a revolver.This to minimize the difference in shooting habits by the step over from revolver to the pistol... 1994 The basic P94 striker fired conventional 9mm pistol design 18 rounds double stack magazine capacity. 1997 The VBR-OWP is a prototype of an underwater pistol that was designed for protection against sharks and Underwater Practical Shooting. 2000 The P2000 Millennium 45 was developed for a new type of armor piercing ammunition with a steel core penetrator and a brass sabot in the .45 caliber. The magazine capacity was 13 rounds in the 11.43x27mm caliber.

VBR-Belgium Personal Defense Weapons

The VBR-Belgium CQBW was developed as result of a counter

terrorism mirror training to withstand in combat against an entry of

a hostile assault team. Therefore a new Close Quarter Battle Weapon

(CQBW) was developed in a special VBR 6 mm CQBW caliber...

The VBR PDW-Sidearm is developed according the first PDW concepts with an active range to 100 meters and so compact as a pistol. A truly multifunctional sidearm to replace the standard pistol. The VBR MC-PDW (Multi-caliber) PDW is designed for the current PDW demands concerning effective range to 200 meters. Fact is that even the 9x19mm cartridge can satisfy these demands if it is fired from a long barrel. The MC-PDW can be easy converted to another caliber
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History VBR-Belgium USA, handgun prototypes, pistol, Personal Defense Weapon, CQBW, PDW-Sidearm, submachine guns, assault rifles, ammunition projects.

VBR Submachine guns

The VBR C-SMG (Combination Sub Machine Gun) is a special submachine gun that can be easy combined with another weapon like an mini grenade launcher ... 1990 The VBR CA-SMG is a simplified Caseless Ammunition Submachine gun in an UZI style submachine gun. 1991 The VBR CA-MG-91 is a bull-pub design with the objective to increase the barrel length and achieve an effective range up to 300 meters...

VBR- Assault rifles

 

1989 The VBR 223 is a bull pub assault rifle in the .223 caliber with a special stabilization to prevent muzzle jump... 1990 The VBR-CAR (Caseless Ammunition Rifle) is a VBR- Belgium rifle system à la G11 only with a fixed barrel and a tube form cartridge design. 1990 VBR CAR-2 is the commando version which is shorter then the CAR-1

VBR Ammunition

Patented armor piercing ammunition in different calibers

Patented controlled fragmentation bullets in different calibers.

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development  personal

defense clothing.

- Cut resistant T-shirts - Stab resistant T-shirts - Bulletproof T-shirts - Bulletproof vests
VBR-Belgium clothing for Personal Defense
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VBR-Belgium standard cut resistant T-shirt Coolmax-Cutyarn- Polyester level 5 in child sizes to big adult size 5XL
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VBR-Belgium standard cut resistant T-shirt Coolmax- Cutyarn-Polyester level 5 with long sleeves
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VBR-Belgium white cut resistant T-shirt Coolmax-Cutyarn- Coolmax level 5. With a soft Coolmax mesh in contact with the skin.
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VBR-Belgium red cut resistant T-shirt Jersey- Cutyarn-Coolmax level 5. With a soft Coolmax mesh in contact with the skin.
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VBR-Belgium gray cut resistant T-shirt Cutyarn- Coolmax level 5. With a soft Coolmax mesh in contact with the skin.
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VBR-Belgium Spectra-Coolmax mix cut resistant T-shirt level 5. Feels fresh to the skin.
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VBR-Belgium Spectra- Coolmax mix cut resistant T-shirt level 5 with long sleeves. Feels fresh to the skin.
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VBR-Belgium stab resistant multi-layer cut resistant T-shirt Combat Alpha
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VBR-Belgium stab resistant multi-layer cut resistant T-shirt Combat Bravo Full Protection
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Piquet-Spectra-Polyester cut resistant polo shirt level 5 with short sleeves
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VBR-Belgium Piquet- Spectra-Polyester cut resistant polo shirt level 5 with long sleeves
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VBR-Belgium Combat Pants with water-repellentl cotton exterior and 360 ° cut resistant Cutyarn level 5
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© Rik Van Bruaene

History

VBR-Belgium

Van Bruaene Rik Metalworking

1989 Start company Rik van Bruaene started a metalworking company in Roeselare (Belgium) and supported the local metal working industry by manufacturing machine parts for big industrial presses and agriculture machines. The offical company name was: Van Bruaene Rik The first weapon project started as a machine test but did grow further for several years. On 12 December 1996, a certificate of recognition on arms and ammunition was delivered to Mr. Rik Van Bruaene by the Governor of West-Flanders (North side of Belgium) Mr. Olivier Vanneste.

VBR-handguns

 

1989 The first prototype manufactured by Rik Van Bruaene was the VBR-GP. The VBR-GP pistol was designed as a semi-automatic handgun with the aesthetics of a revolver.This to minimize the difference in shooting habits by the step over from revolver to the pistol... 1994 The basic P94 striker fired conventional 9mm pistol design 18 rounds double stack magazine capacity. 1997 The VBR-OWP is a prototype of an underwater pistol that was designed for protection against sharks and Underwater Practical Shooting. 2000 The P2000 Millennium 45 was developed for a new type of armor piercing ammunition with a steel core penetrator and a brass sabot in the .45 caliber. The magazine capacity was 13 rounds in the 11.43x27mm caliber.

VBR-Belgium Personal

Defense Weapons

The VBR-Belgium CQBW was

developed as result of a

counter terrorism mirror

training to withstand in

combat against an entry of a

hostile assault team.

Therefore a new Close Quarter

Battle Weapon (CQBW) was

developed in a special VBR 6

mm CQBW caliber...

The VBR PDW-Sidearm is developed according the first PDW concepts with an active range to 100 meters and so compact as a pistol. A truly multifunctional sidearm to replace the standard pistol. The VBR MC-PDW (Multi- caliber) PDW is designed for the current PDW demands concerning effective range to 200 meters. Fact is that even the 9x19mm cartridge can satisfy these demands if it is fired from a long barrel. The MC-PDW can be easy converted to another caliber
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History VBR-Belgium USA, handgun prototypes, pistol, Personal Defense Weapon, CQBW, PDW-Sidearm, submachine guns, assault rifles, ammunition projects.
Deliveries in the USA only !

VBR Submachine guns

The VBR C-SMG (Combination Sub Machine Gun) is a special submachine gun that can be easy combined with another weapon like an mini grenade launcher ... 1990 The VBR CA-SMG is a simplified Caseless Ammunition Submachine gun in an UZI style submachine gun. 1991 The VBR CA-MG-91 is a bull-pub design with the objective to increase the barrel length and achieve an effective range up to 300 meters...

VBR- Assault rifles

 

1989 The VBR 223 is a bull pub assault rifle in the .223 caliber with a special stabilization to prevent muzzle jump... 1990 The VBR-CAR (Caseless Ammunition Rifle) is a VBR- Belgium rifle system à la G11 only with a fixed barrel and a tube form cartridge design. 1990 VBR CAR-2 is the commando version which is shorter then the CAR-1

VBR Ammunition

Patented armor piercing ammunition in different calibers

Patented controlled

fragmentation bullets in

different calibers.

VBR-Belgium clothing for Personal Defense
Standard cut resistant T- shirt Coolmax- Cutyarn- Polyester level 5 in child sizes to big adult size 4XL
Standard cut resistant T- shirt Coolmax- Cutyarn- Polyester level 5 with long sleeves

2014 Start of the

development 

personal defense

clothing.

- Cut resistant  T-shirts - Stab resistant T-shirts - Bulletproof T-shirts - Bulletproof vests
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White cut resistant T-shirt Coolmax- Cutyarn- Coolmax level 5. With a soft Coolmax mesh in contact with the skin.
Red cut resistant T-shirt Jersey- Cutyarn-Coolmax level 5. With a soft Coolmax mesh in contact with the skin.
Gray cut resistant T-shirt Cutyarn- Coolmax level 5. With a soft Coolmax mesh in contact with the skin.
Spectra- Coolmax mix cut resistant T-shirt level 5. Feels fresh to the skin.
Spectra- Coolmax mix cut resistant T-shirt level 5 with long sleeves. Feels fresh to the skin.
Piquet-Spectra- Polyester cut resistant polo shirt level 5 with short sleeves
Piquet-Spectra- Polyester cut resistant polo shirt level 5 with long sleeves
VBR Combat Pants with water- repellentl cotton exterior and 360 ° cut resistant Cutyarn level 5
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Black water repellent and cut resistant Cordura jacket
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Red water repellent and cut resistant Cordura jacket
Stab resistant multi-layer cut resistant T-shirt Combat Alpha
Stab resistant multi-layer cut resistant T- shirt Combat Bravo Full Protection
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