Firearms Tradition and Technological Innovation
Belgium-based FN Herstal has a long history of weapon manufacturing excellence dating back to 1889.
FN Herstal is an industry-leader in weapon manufacturing with an extensive history dating back to 1889.
Through its intensive focused on innovation and product improvement, FN Herstal has designed, developed, and produced a wide range of state-of-the-art weapons and military products used by defence forces worldwide.
The company has subsequently established a position as a world-leader in the small arms markets.
FN Herstal is the parent company FN America, FNH UK, and Noptel based in Finland.
Despite the significant differences in market approach, there are clear synergies between both sides of the house that can encourage innovation for the benefit of all.
Small calibre firearms and ammunition for defence markets
FN Herstal specialises in the development of a range of cutting-edge, ground-breaking products designed around small calibre firearms and associated ammunition.
Solutions are trusted by leading military, security and special forces across the world.
Firearms designed for defence and security use
FN Herstal is renowned as a premium partner to military forces and law enforcement agencies, as well as special forces operators.
Product and capabilities offered by the company includes:
- Portable firearms, including:
- FN Five-seveN handgun, FN P90 submachine gun; FN SCAR family of assault rifles, grenade launchers and precision rifles, FN MINIMI Mk3 5.56 and 7.62 light machine guns, FN MAG general-purpose machine gun, and FN M2HB-QCB heavy machine gun.
- Less lethal devices, such as:
- Carbine-size FN 303 or holster-size FN 303-P
- FN e-novation range, including:
- FN FCU Mk3 Fire Control System for 40mm grenades, FN Expert marksmanship training system and FN SmartCore shot counter for FN SCAR rifles or FN MINIMI light machine guns, and dedicated FN SAM software that is part of the integrated small arms management solution
- Airborne crew-served weapon solutions and fixed-forward firing solutions
- Land and sea pintle-mounted weapon solutions
- Remote weapon stations including the deFNder Light and the deFNder Medium
- 360-degree service
About FN Herstal
FN Herstal has been one of the world’s most prominent and trusted firearms manufacturers for 130 years. With over a century’s experience, the Herstal Group has a rich history and extensive foundations with which to build upon.
In its recent history, the Herstal Group has been owned by the local Walloon Regional Government of Belgium since 1997. The company has multiple sales and manufacturing locations across the world, including in the US, UK, Belgium, Portugal, Japan and Finland, and employs over 2,900 dedicated direct employees.
FN Herstal aims to manufacture and commercialise the highest quality products with the simple goal of continuing to exceed the expectations of partners and clients.
The Herstal Group remains committed to continuing the tradition of provide customers globally with an extensive range of the latest cutting-edge small caliber firearms, ammunition and other associated solutions.