Direct Impingement

Direct impingement is a type of gas operation for a firearm that directs gas from a fired cartridge directly to the bolt carrier or slide assembly to cycle the action.

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Comparison Of The AK-47 And M16 - Comparison of Characteristics - Reliability
... The M16 uses a direct impingement (DI) gas system, similar to normal gas operation in principle, but unique in operation ... derived from the HK G36, replacing the direct impingement gas system used by the standard M16/M4 ... gases from entering the weapon's interior, a shortcoming with direct impingement systems ...
Direct Impingement - History
... The first experimental rifle using a direct impingement system was the French ENT 1901 Rossignol B1 rifle followed by Rossignol's B2, B4 and B5 ... It is incorrectly believed that the AR-15/M16 rifle designed by Eugene Stoner uses a direct impingement action ... Patent 2,951,424 Stoner specifically states that the action is not direct impingement saying ″This invention is a true expanding gas system instead of the conventional impinging gas system.″ Gas is ...
MAS-49 Rifle - Technical Characteristics
... The direct impingement gas system was first applied in 1901 to a 6mm semi-automatic experimental rifle (the ENT B-5) designed by Rossignol for the French military ... experimental prototypes using a tilting bolt and direct impigement had been tested by MAS since 1924, the immediate precursor to the MAS 7.5mm semi-automatic rifle series is the MAS-38/39 (Huon,1995) ... in 1942, the Swedish armed forces adopted a direct impingement semi-automatic rifle the AG-42 Ljungman ...

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