7.92x24mm VBR

Cartridge Data Published On: December 20, 2014 at 11:36 pm by Bullet-Blog and last updated on February 12, 2015 at 11:24 am


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The 7.92x24mm VBR is a Center Fire cartridge with a Bullet Diameter of 0.312 in” (7.92mm) that is primarily used in Pistols. The 7.92x24mm VBR originated in Belgium in 2006. The 7.92x24mm VBR also has a case length of 0.94 in” (23.88mm) and an overall length of 1.276 in” (32.41mm).


The 7.92x24mm VBR is a PDW cartridge was developed in 2005 by Rik Van Bruaene (VBR) of Belgium and used in the VBR PDW Weapons System. The 7.92x24mm VBR cartridge could be seen as similar to the 4.6x30mm HK, 5.7x28mm FN, and 6.5x25mm CBJ PDW Cartridges and offers many of the same benefits, although in its own right.

Much like the other cartridges in its class, the 7.92x24mm VBR PDW cartridge has a wide variety of uses and many different variant loadings for use amongst a wide variety of different applications. A total of four different loads have been created for the 7.92x24mm VBR cartridge and registered and approved with the CIP. The 7.92x24mm VBR cartridge family consists of the 7.92x24mm FMJ-RN, 7.92x24mm Short C2F, 7.92x24mm Normal FMJ-RN, and the 7.92x24mm Normal BAP.

High Velocity, Flat Trajectory, and Armor Piercing capabilities are just a few of the notable benefits of a PDW cartridge such as the 7.92x24mm VBR as well as its ability to be cross platform amongst a variety of Pistol, PDW, and Rifle applications. The 7.92x24mm VBR cartridge utilizes the Glock platform, and conversion kits are available for several different models as well as for other platforms and makes of firearm.

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  • 2006
  • Belgium
  • Rimless, Straight
  • Pistols
  • 0.312 in” (7.92mm)
  • 0.36 in” (9.14mm)
  • N/A
  • 0.36 in” (9.14mm)
  • 0.339 in” (8.61mm)
  • 0.05 in” (1.27mm)
  • 0.94 in” (23.88mm)
  • 1.276 in” (32.41mm)
  • 14.3 gr H20 (0.93 cm3)
  • Center Fire (Small Pistol)
  • 46414 psi (320 MPa)
  • 320 MPa (46412 psi)
  • ~416 MPa (60336 psi)

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