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FN Herstal Awarded Major Contract for F2000 Assault Rifles

Wednesday, June 21, 2006 by FN HERSTAL

Leading manufacturer of small arms FN HERSTAL in Belgium is pleased to announce that the Ministry of Defence in Slovenia has recently adopted the F2000 Tactical Assault Rifle and Grenade Launcher for all its Armed Forces.

Deliveries will be completed in the course of next year

The F2000 won the competition after one year of successful tests carried out according to NATO standards by the Slovenian MoD.

The F2000 Assault Rifle 5.56 calibre, which combines innovative features, modern technology and top quality components, is short in length, light in weight, modular and capable of taking a variety of accessories to meet the diverse operational requirements facing modern military units today and in the future.