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Rik Van Bruaene designer of the IPG Caseless Ammunition Rifle system

History of the

VBR-Belgium Caseless

Ammunition Rifle projects

Van Bruaene Rik Metalworking

Problem analysis In the year 1990 the G11 caseless ammunition rifle from Heckler and Koch with the rotating cylinder breech/chamber was considered the state of the art technology for the future Infantry rifle. However, Mr. Rik Van Bruaene was not agree that the operating mechanism:” as the projectile is accelerating up the barrel, recoil forces drive the barrel, magazine, chamber and operating mechanism rearwards within the weapon, dissipating energy for single shot and fully automatic modes but allowing burst mode to deliver three projectiles downrange before buffering occurs”, that this  was the only right operate mechanism for such type of weapon. The fact that the whole mass of the barrel, magazine, chamber and operating mechanism was moving rearwards and forwards was considered as an disadvantages displace of big mass. So, an new operating system was designed based on a steady rotating cylinder breech/chamber who was connected with the frame so that only the operating mechanism did move backwards and forwards during firing cycles. In 1990 Rik Van Bruaene started the research and development of a new CAR (Caseless Ammunition Rifle). The project got the name I.P.G (Infantry Power Gun) as it was considered to give every solder a significant firepower in one gun, similar to the firepower of a machine gun. The big difference from the G11 and the I.P.G. is that the housing for the rotating cylinder breech/chamber is made in the steady frame. The frame of the prototype was made out one block of solid steel which forms the spine of the system where all other parts are connected on. The IPG prototype was manufactured in the VBR-Belgium workshop in Roeselare (Belgium). The big soled steel frame had also the objective to spread the heat and prevent the cook-off problems as long as possible and preventing weapon jam. The clock work of the IPG. One center plate driven by the gas cylinder, moves and coordinate all the movements of the entire mechanism. So, the gas piston and the center plate are the only parts moving backwards and forwards during fire cycles. This is only a small mass displacement. The IPG from VBR-Belgium Also a special Commando version was made to make use of iron sights and shorter magazines. Rik Van Bruaene with the IPG Commando Caseless Ammunition Rifle system. The IPG “Ghost” Even by the use of an open breech position, the “cook –off” of the Caseless Ammunition, can create a very dangerous situation. As every rotating cylinder breech/chamber, the cylinder has to turn to put the cartridge in line with the barrel. This turn creates a situation where the cartridge is lock-up in an obstructed rotating cylinder breech before it is in line with the barrel. This zone consist out a “Danger zone” which goes over several degrees in the turning of the rotating cylinder breech/chamber where the point of the cartridge is faced to the side of the frame, before it is bought in line with the barrel. If a cartridge ignite by “Cook-off” problems in this danger zone, where the cylinder is not yet complete turned in line with the barrel, the obstructed chamber will explode. This dangerous ghost sits in all the rotating cylinder breech/chambers. As Murphy’s law always occurs once, then each rifle with an rotating cylinder breech/chambers can explode when it gets too hot. This was unacceptable for Mr. Rik Van Bruaene by which the system of rotating cylinder breech/chambers was abandoned.

VBR-Belgium MP90

 

Well, whatever the Heckler and Koch salesman say and also whatever the salesmen from Dynamite Nobel say that their advanced caseless ammunition rifle system with reduced Cook-Off problems, cause no any problems anymore, the IPG ghost can blow-up a rotating cylinder breech/chamber weapon who gets too hot! Who likes a weapon that can explode in the heat of a battle? So, Mr. Rik Van Bruaene went back to the reliable and common weapon designs who feed a cartridge direct in line with the barrel, without unsafe lifting positions or rotating actions. A new study was made to simplify the breech action needed for a caseless ammunition fire system similar to the basics of the common submachine gun. An UZI–style prototype was developed with special features needed to fire caseless ammunition. The VBR-Belgium MP90 is a caseless ammunition submachine gun prototype designed to fire from an open breech to prevent Cook-Off problems. The caseless ammunition cartridge is feed direct in line with the barrel and in the worst case scenario if a Cook-off problem should occur when the cartridge is not yet in battery, the igniting of the cartridge in an unlocked breech is significant less dangerous then wen a cartridge ignite in a obstructed rotating breech cylinder. This worst case scenario Cook-Off problem should be direct comparable with a traditional cased cartridge fired out of battery. Mr. Rik Van Bruaene with the VBR-Belgium MP90.

VBR-Belgium MP91

The VBR-Belgium MG 91 is an modified MP90 caseless ammunition prototype based on the principles of the VBR- MP90, but build in a bull-pub design with a barrel length that allows accuracy up to 300 meters. Basically it is an open breech submachine gun in a bull-pub design with a surprisingly easy movability and feels comfortable in all positions.   The VBR-Belgium MG91 can be striped in two pieces that fit in a standard gun case. Mr. Rik Van Bruaene with the VBR-MG91 prototype surprisingly easy and comfortable to wear at all times.
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History of the

VBR-Belgium

Caseless

Ammunition

Rifle projects

Van Bruaene Rik Metalworking

Problem analysis In the year 1990 the G11 caseless ammunition rifle from Heckler and Koch with the rotating cylinder breech/chamber was considered the state of the art technology for the future Infantry rifle. However, Mr. Rik Van Bruaene was not agree that the operating mechanism:” as the projectile is accelerating up the barrel, recoil forces drive the barrel, magazine, chamber and operating mechanism rearwards within the weapon, dissipating energy for single shot and fully automatic modes but allowing burst mode to deliver three projectiles downrange before buffering occurs”, that this  was the only right operate mechanism for such type of weapon. The fact that the whole mass of the barrel, magazine, chamber and operating mechanism was moving rearwards and forwards was considered as an disadvantages displace of big mass. So, an new operating system was designed based on a steady rotating cylinder breech/chamber who was connected with the frame so that only the operating mechanism did move backwards and forwards during firing cycles. In 1990 Rik Van Bruaene started the research and development of a new CAR (Caseless Ammunition Rifle). The project got the name I.P.G (Infantry Power Gun) as it was considered to give every solder a significant firepower in one gun, similar to the firepower of a machine gun. The big difference from the G11 and the I.P.G. is that the housing for the rotating cylinder breech/chamber is made in the steady frame. The frame of the prototype was made out one block of solid steel which forms the spine of the system where all other parts are connected on. The IPG prototype was manufactured in the VBR- Belgium workshop in Roeselare (Belgium). The big soled steel frame had also the objective to spread the heat and prevent the cook-off problems as long as possible and preventing weapon jam. The clock work of the IPG. One center plate driven by the gas cylinder, moves and coordinate all the movements of the entire mechanism. So, the gas piston and the center plate are the only parts moving backwards and forwards during fire cycles. This is only a small mass displacement. The IPG from VBR-Belgium Also a special Commando version was made to make use of iron sights and shorter magazines. Rik Van Bruaene with the IPG Commando Caseless Ammunition Rifle system. The IPG “Ghost” Even by the use of an open breech position, the “cook –off” of the Caseless Ammunition, can create a very dangerous situation. As every rotating cylinder breech/chamber, the cylinder has to turn to put the cartridge in line with the barrel. This turn creates a situation where the cartridge is lock-up in an obstructed rotating cylinder breech before it is in line with the barrel. This zone consist out a “Danger zone” which goes over several degrees in the turning of the rotating cylinder breech/chamber where the point of the cartridge is faced to the side of the frame, before it is bought in line with the barrel. If a cartridge ignite by “Cook-off” problems in this danger zone, where the cylinder is not yet complete turned in line with the barrel, the obstructed chamber will explode. This dangerous ghost sits in all the rotating cylinder breech/chambers. As Murphy’s law always occurs once, then each rifle with an rotating cylinder breech/chambers can explode when it gets too hot. This was unacceptable for Mr. Rik Van Bruaene by which the system of rotating cylinder breech/chambers was abandoned.

VBR-Belgium MP90

 

Well, whatever the Heckler and Koch salesman say and also whatever the salesmen from Dynamite Nobel say that their advanced caseless ammunition rifle system with reduced Cook-Off problems, cause no any problems anymore, the IPG ghost can blow-up a rotating cylinder breech/chamber weapon who gets too hot! Who likes a weapon that can explode in the heat of a battle? So, Mr. Rik Van Bruaene went back to the reliable and common weapon designs who feed a cartridge direct in line with the barrel, without unsafe lifting positions or rotating actions. A new study was made to simplify the breech action needed for a caseless ammunition fire system similar to the basics of the common submachine gun. An UZI–style prototype was developed with special features needed to fire caseless ammunition. The VBR-Belgium MP90 is a caseless ammunition submachine gun prototype designed to fire from an open breech to prevent Cook-Off problems. The caseless ammunition cartridge is feed direct in line with the barrel and in the worst case scenario if a Cook-off problem should occur when the cartridge is not yet in battery, the igniting of the cartridge in an unlocked breech is significant less dangerous then wen a cartridge ignite in a obstructed rotating breech cylinder. This worst case scenario Cook-Off problem should be direct comparable with a traditional cased cartridge fired out of battery. Mr. Rik Van Bruaene with the VBR-Belgium MP90.

VBR-Belgium MP91

The VBR-Belgium MG 91 is an modified MP90 caseless ammunition prototype based on the principles of the VBR- MP90, but build in a bull-pub design with a barrel length that allows accuracy up to 300 meters. Basically it is an open breech submachine gun in a bull-pub design with a surprisingly easy movability and feels comfortable in all positions.   The VBR-Belgium MG91 can be striped in two pieces that fit in a standard gun case. Mr. Rik Van Bruaene with the VBR-MG91 prototype surprisingly easy and comfortable to wear at all times.
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