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1. (WO2017156554) BARREL CLAMP

Pub. No.:    WO/2017/156554    International Application No.:    PCT/US2017/023013
Publication Date: Fri Sep 15 01:59:59 CEST 2017 International Filing Date: Sat Mar 18 00:59:59 CET 2017
IPC: F41A 21/08
F41A 21/24
F41A 21/34
F41A 21/48
Applicants: ABBOTT, Brian F.
Inventors: ABBOTT, Brian F.
A barrel clamp (20) for a Gatling-style firearm, or mini-gun, provides vanes (240) for the direction of fresh air currents into the muzzle area of the firearm. The directed air streams contribute to cooling the barrels (10) while in the firing cycle and also towards the disruption of fuel-rich gasses around the barrel muzzles (12) which contribute to muzzle flash.