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FN IS NOW MAKING FN 15 PATROL CARBINES IN SBR FORMAT COMMERCIALLY AVAILABLE

  FN America, LLC announced today the release of two FN 15™ Patrol carbines in short barreled configurations, available to commercial customers. These two new carbines are the first time FN has offered short barreled rifles for sale to the … Continue reading

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FNH SMALL ARMS OF SOFIC 2016

One of my favorite pistols is the FNX-45 Tactical, a tremendous improvement over the FNP Tactical. It’s low bore axis makes the pistol  very easy to control. The grip is nicely textured which when combined with the interchangeable backstarp makes … Continue reading

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Washington Times Says: “Army quits tests after competing rifle outperforms M4A1 carbine”

The M4 complaints are based on two factors. First is lethality. When the Army moved from the M16 to the M4 they reduced barrel length from 18 inches to 14.5 inches. The decrease in barrel length reduced projectile muzzle velocity, … Continue reading

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Governor Nikki Haley’s Visit to FN Manufacturing

I sincerely hope that Nikki Haley gives serious consideration to a run at the White House. In this video she discusses her visit with FN Manufacturing in Columbia, South Carolina. She, like Governor Rick Perry of Texas are diligently working … Continue reading

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Interesting Sighting In Gaza!

The individual depicted in this picture is affiliated with the Palestinian Islamic Jihad al-Quds Brigades operating in Gaza. The weapon he’s holding is a FN2000 assault rifle with its corresponding grenade launcher. It is a highly advance selective fire assault rifle and represents … Continue reading

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FN Herstal’s SmartCore At Eurosatory 2012

What originally started out as a shot counter to help the United States Army solve its maintenance issues with the M4, now offers enhanced functionality in situational awareness. The problem with managing weapon systems, particularly shoulder fired individual soldier systems, … Continue reading

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FN Herstal Will Debut Its FN SCAR-H TPR (Tactical Precision Rifle) At Eurosatory 2012

FN Herstal will debut the new FN SCAR-H TPR at Eurosatory, which kicks off next week in Paris. There are only two distinctions separating the new FN SCAR-H TPR (Tactical Precision Rifle) from its parent, the FN SCAR-H PR (Precision Rifle). The … Continue reading

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FN Herstal Announces Change To The Venerable FN MAG.

FN Herstal announced that a conversion kit is now available to users who wish to upgrade the FN MAG to a polymer buttstock. The transition requires some modification. FN’s MAG 7.62 x 51 machine gun is considered by many to … Continue reading

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FNH Displays Ballista at SOFIC 2011…

FN Herstal (FNH) is part of the FN Group sharing a prominent spot with Browning and Winchester. FNH has been innovating and manufacturing small arms since 1889 and can claim trophies like the ubiquitous FN FAL rifles, the 9 mm HP pistol, … Continue reading

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FN Herstal Shows off FN Fire Control Unit at IDEX 2011

FN Herstal debuted impressive new technology at IDEX 2011. Among the new offerings is the Fire Control Unit. It turns what used to be an art form into a repeatable and accurate process. Those of you equipped with M203 40mm tube … Continue reading

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The M4’s Reliability In Question

The M4 carbine traces it origins back to the M16A2 and some of its variants, Colt Defense developed it and has been in production since 1994, and in service since 1997. The M4 is a gas operated, magazine feed selective fire weapon. Its … Continue reading

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