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FN HERSTAL, S.A. – Milipol 2021

We will be attending the upcoming MILIPOL PARIS exhibition to be held from 19 to 22 October 2021 at the Parc des Expositions, Paris-Nord Villepinte in France. This trade show will give us the opportunity to present our latest innovations … Continue reading

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The New FN 303 Tactical Less Lethal Launcher

the NEW fn 303® tactical LESS LETHAL LAUNCHER THE INDUSTRY-STANDARD SEES MAJOR UPGRADES TO CUSTOMIZE FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS (McLean, VA – September 2, 2021) After setting the global standard in less lethal technology with the original FN 303 system, … Continue reading

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The brand new FN EVOLYS™ ultralight machine gun will be on display at DSEI 2021, London, 14-17 Sept 2021.

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Los Angeles Police Department "LAPD" Selects FN 509 MRD-LE as New Duty Pistol

Los Angeles Police Department “LAPD” selects fn 509® MRD-LE as new duty pistol FN awarded 5-year agency contract for fn 509 mrd-le (McLean, VA – August 10, 2021) Following a highly competitive and rigorous qualification, FN America, LLC is pleased … Continue reading

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FN Wins U.S. Army Contract to Build M240 Machine Guns and Spare Receivers

(McLean, VA – June 10, 2021) FN America, LLC is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract to supply the U.S. Army with M240 series machine gun variants and spare receivers. The contract, awarded through … Continue reading

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FN EVOLYS™: THE NEW ULTRALIGHT MACHINE GUN BY FN HERSTAL

Belgium-based designer and manufacturer of small caliber weapons, associated weapon systems and ammunition FN Herstal has announced earlier today the entry of a brand-new machine gun with unique features, the FN EVOLYS™. With this new addition to FN Herstal’s product … Continue reading

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FN Awarded U.S. Army Contract for M249 SAW

(McLean, VA – September 24, 2020) FN America, LLC is pleased to announce that the company has been awarded a firm-fixed-price contract to supply the U.S. Army with M249 Squad Automatic Weapons, also known as the M249 SAW. The contract … Continue reading

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Portuguese 7th National Force deployed in Central African Republic gets new small arms.

The Portuguese 7th National Force deployed in the Central African Republic received new small arms. The group received  FN40GL grenade launchers, FN MINIMI , SCAR-L and SCAR-H rifles.   In February of 2019, NSPA awarded a contract to Belgium-based FN Herstal, … Continue reading

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MILIPOL 2019 PARIS – BELGIUM SECURITY & DEFENCE INDUSTRY

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Images From SOFIC 2019

SOFIC ( Special Operations Force Industry Conference) is an annual conference held in Tampa, Florida. The event is organized by NDIA and USSOCOM, and it’s the premier SOF centric conference and exhibit  in the world. Exhibitors from all over the … Continue reading

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FN at NRA Annual Meetings

  Pistols Rifles Shotguns Promotions eStore Find a Dealer NRA ANNUAL MEETINGS & EXHIBITSApril 26, 2019 – April 28, 2019Indiana Convention Center100 S. Capitol Ave,Indianapolis, IN 46225 THE WORLD’S MOST BATTLE-PROVEN FIREARMS.®

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THE NEW FN 509® TACTICAL

  The FN 509® Tactical, an extension of the FN 509 family, is based on FN’s submission pistol that the U.S. Army tested for its Modular Handgun Trials, but includes the significant improvements to the design that were implemented in … Continue reading

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MARKSMANSHIP TRAINING TOOLS–FN EXPERT EUROSATORY 2018 (Continued)

In February of this year, we had the opportunity to review for our readers a product designed by Mantis Tech, an Illinois based small company. The company’s Mantis X Shooting Performance System was innovative and in fact unique on its … Continue reading

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TALK OF THE TOWN PISTOLS AT SHOT SHOW 2018

  This year’s Shot Show saw the introduction of some impressive pistols from some of the industry’s most highly regarded manufacturers. Ruger, Kimber and Hudson all had solid offerings, but striker pistol offerings ruled the roost. The Glock 19X, a … Continue reading

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NEW FN SCAR®-SC SUBCOMPACT CARBINE

At Milipol Paris 2017 FN Herstal, the world’s leading designer and manufacturer of small arms, unveiled an addition to the FN SCAR® family: The FN SCAR®-SC subcompact carbine. SCAR rifles are currently in use within the SOF community and have … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers and FN Training Tips

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related … Continue reading

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LARRY VICKERS ON THE FN CAL

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related … Continue reading

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LARRY VICKERS ON THE FN M249S PARA

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related … Continue reading

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Larry Vickers On FN Commercial Carbines

Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms related … Continue reading

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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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LARRY VICKERS REVIEWS FNS STRIKER FIRED PISTOLS

  Larry Vickers of Vickers Tactical is a retired US Army 1st SFOD- Delta combat veteran with years of experience in the firearms industry as a combat marksmanship instructor and industry consultant. In recent years he has hosted tactical firearms … Continue reading

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FN Adds The FN M249S PARA To Its FN Military Collector Series

The FN M249S™ Para, a semi-automatic version of the M249 Para light machine gun, was originally developed by FN Herstal as the FN MINIMI® and adopted by the U.S. Military in 1988. The rifle features the signature 16-inch FN cold … 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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MEDIA DAY AT THE RANGE WITH FNH USA

My next stop at the range was the FNH exhibit; there, I was hoping to get hands on their Military Collectors Series. There are three systems that make up the series: M4, M16 and M249S; all of which are street … Continue reading

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Labor Day Weekend Kit Porn

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BAWIDAMANN FNH COLLABORATION

FN America, and Bawidamann Blades partnered to produce 250 limited edition knives exclusively for FN.  Serial number 001 was auctioned off  during SHOT SHOW with the proceeds donated to the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (SOWF).  The remaining 249, priced at … Continue reading

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FN HERSTAL AT SHOT SHOW 2015

FNH introduced its newest precision rifle, the SCR 20, at SHOT SHOW 2015. The rifle was specifically designed to meet a U.S. Army solicitation for a more compact 7.62×51 platform. The SCR 20 is an adaptation of the SCAR platform … 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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The Advantage Tactical Sight for FNH USA Pistols

The Advantage Tactical Sight (ATS) was developed by WrenTech president, Richard Nasef, in response to the inadequate iron sight products he found in the marketplace. Nasef, a practicing psychotherapist in New Mexico and California, as well as a firearms enthusiast, … Continue reading

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SOFIC 2013–Closing Comments and Photo Gallery

This year’s SOFIC conference was an exciting event and every bit as good as prior years. The combined efforts of NDIA and USSOCOM account for that. There was, as always, a wealth of information transferred. If you are a small … Continue reading

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What Companies Are Still In The Running In The Army’s Carbine Competition? – Reader Question

  As of March 2013 the following companies are still in the running: Colt Defense FNH USA Heckler & Koch Remington Adcor Defense Beretta

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Something is Fakakta!

SSD reports from the Fort Benning Maneuver Conference that Colt Defense is now building SAWs (M240). On the flip side FNH is building M16s. This is no schmegegge! Check the pictures out!    

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Eurosatory 2012 (Continued)

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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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FNH Ballista – One Amazing Precision Sniper Rifle!

In traditional FNH fashion, Fabrique Nationale Herstal’s design team have done an extraordinary job of producing what I comfortably refer to as the most flexible sniper platform available on the market. Developed specifically to meet the needs of  USSOCOM’s PSR program, the … Continue reading

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FNH Ballista Update

I’ve had a couple of questions regarding availability of FNH Ballista in a 7.62×51 caliber, so I did some checking with the folks at FN. At this juncture it appears that FN has no plans to make the Ballista available … 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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