FDM L5 Caseless Ammo Rifle Ribbon Gun

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Forward Defense Munitions’ L5 Caseless Ammo Rifle, also known as the “ribbon gun”, is capable of firing four bullets at once. How? It boasts four 6 mm barrels cut side by side within one steel block, but it uses special bullets, as they are encapsulated in ‘blocks’ so each round is aligned with a barrel, which are made in a single piece of metal. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

FDM L5 Caseless Ammo Rifle Ribbon Gun
FDM L5 Caseless Ammo Rifle Ribbon Gun
FDM L5 Caseless Ammo Rifle Ribbon Gun

“It also includes a new type of trigger. Traditionally, the trigger is connected to a mechanical trigger pin, which fires the gunpowder and propels the bullet. In the new ribbon gun, the trigger is an electronic switch that sends a signal to an electromagnetic actuator behind the block of bullets allowing the shooter to trigger the rounds individually or simultaneously,” according to The Daily Mail.