Thursday, January 20, 2011

Malaysia Made Variant Berapi LP06 Bullpup Assault Rifle Russia Technology

The company had spent much on research and development of its firearms, hiring designers from Belarus for the job. Apart from the LP04 sports pistol, the company will also produce the Hicap Compact automatic pistol, LP01 combat pistol, LP01A automatic combat pistol (mini machine gun), LP02 sub machine gun, LP03 sub machine gun (modified), LP06 rifle and LP05 sniper rifle.

"The sports pistol was specially designed by a former Belarus shooting champion who is now the head of design at Vita Berapi. The pistol can hold up to five bullets at a time and is accurate up to 25 metres," Syed Yusoff said.

Vita Berapi s pistol and combat pistol also have a range accuracy of 25 metres, while the automatic combat pistol s accuracy goes up to 100 metres. The range accuracy increases to 150 metres for both the submachine guns, while the accuracy for the rifle and sniper rifle is 600 metres and 2.5km respectively.

Ammunition for the firearms are 9mm calibre, with the exception of the rifle and sniper rifle, which use 5.56mm and 12.7mm calibre bullets respectively. The VB Berapi LP06 is a bullpup assault rifle. It is chambered in the 5.56x45mm NATO round and is fed from a 30 round magazine. Hisham Abd Majid the director of Vita Berapi in 2006 said that the rifle is designed by Vyktar Prykhodeka a Russian that reside in Malaysia.


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