Global Patent Index - EP 1102959 A1

EP 1102959 A1 2001-05-30 - SMALL ARM SYSTEM WITH EXCHANGEABLE BARREL

Title (en)

SMALL ARM SYSTEM WITH EXCHANGEABLE BARREL

Title (de)

HANDFEUERWAFFENSYSTEM MIT AUSTAUSCHBAREM LAUF

Title (fr)

SYSTEME D'ARME A FEU DE POING AVEC CANON INTERCHANGEABLE

Publication

EP 1102959 A1 (DE)

Application

EP 00941986 A

Priority

  • DE 19925676 A
  • EP 0004784 W

Abstract (en)

[origin: US6493979B2] A system for firing either a first cartridge or a second cartridge from a handgun, the first and second cartridges having dissimilar calibers. The system includes a first barrel removably mounted to the handgun, with the first barrel including a first cartridge chamber sized to permit placement of the first cartridge into the first barrel in a firing position. The first cartridge chamber is sized to prevent placement of the second cartridge into the first cartridge chamber in the firing position. A second barrel is provided, which is interchangeable with the first barrel and which is also removably mounted to the handgun. The second barrel includes a second cartridge chamber sized to permit placement of the second cartridge into the second barrel in a firing position, and the second cartridge chamber is sized to prevent placement of the first cartridge into the second cartridge chamber in the firing position.

IPC 1-7 (main, further and additional classification)

F42B 5/02; F41A 11/02; F41A 21/00

IPC 8 full level (invention and additional information)

F41A 11/02 (2006.01); F41A 21/00 (2006.01)

CPC (invention and additional information)

F41A 11/02 (2013.01); F41A 21/00 (2013.01)

Citation (search report)

See references of WO 0075598A1

Designated contracting state (EPC)

AT BE CH CY DE DK ES FI FR GB GR IE IT LI LU MC NL PT SE

EPO simple patent family

US 2001045045 A1 20011129; US 6493979 B2 20021217; AT 215686 T 20020415; CA 2339381 A1 20001214; CA 2339381 C 20031223; DE 19925676 C1 20000810; EP 1102959 A1 20010530; EP 1102959 B1 20020403; ES 2172501 T3 20021001; KR 100434785 B1 20040607; PT 1102959 E 20020930; WO 0075598 A1 20001214; ZA 200006754 B 20010829

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