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About FN Herstal

Established in 1889, FN Herstal began its journey in Herstal, Belgium, commissioned to produce 150,000 Mauser rifles for the Belgian government.

More than a century later, this esteemed manufacturer is a global frontrunner in firearm design, development, and manufacturing, catering to the military, law enforcement, and civilian sectors.

FN Herstal's range of advanced firearms, ammunition, and associated equipment is a testament to its dedication to innovation, quality, and dependability.

The legendary FN FAL, often referred to as the "right arm of the free world," and the revolutionary FN SCAR, chosen by elite military units worldwide, are just a few examples of their pioneering contributions.

With an enduring commitment to advancing the world of firearms, FN Herstal doesn't merely rest on its laurels but continually shapes the industry's future, setting unparalleled standards in craftsmanship and innovation.

FN Herstal Mission Statement

A global company with a proud, long-standing heritage through FN Herstal, we are passionately committed to providing dependable, innovative firearms of the highest quality to our customers who rely upon us to enhance their performance and safeguard their lives.

Popular FN USA Firearms

FN FAL (Fusil Automatique Léger)
Often referred to as the "right arm of the free world," the FN FAL is a battle rifle that has been used by over 90 countries.

FN SCAR (Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle)
This family of rifles, including the SCAR-L (light) and SCAR-H (heavy), was developed for the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM) and has been adopted by various military forces worldwide.

FN P90
A compact personal defense weapon (PDW) with a unique design, the P90 is renowned for its high-capacity magazine and armor-piercing ammunition.

FN Five-seveN
A lightweight semi-automatic pistol designed to complement the P90, it fires the same 5.7x28mm cartridge and is known for its high magazine capacity and low recoil.

FN M240
A belt-fed, air-cooled, general-purpose machine gun, the M240 is widely used by the U.S. military and other armed forces around the world.

FN Minimi/M249 SAW (Squad Automatic Weapon)
A light machine gun that has been a staple in the U.S. military, it's designed to provide infantry squads with a high rate of fire.

FN Hi-Power
A semi-automatic pistol that has seen widespread use globally. Designed by John Browning and completed by Dieudonné Saive, it has been adopted by the armed forces of over 50 countries.

FN F2000
A modular bullpup assault rifle with a distinctive design and a forward ejection system.

FN 509
A series of striker-fired, semi-automatic pistols developed from the company's FNS Compact platform. It's used by various law enforcement agencies and is available for civilian purchase as well.

FN MAG (Mitrailleuse d'Appui Général)
A general-purpose machine gun that has seen extensive service globally and has been adopted by many countries for its reliability and performance.

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