FN Herstal

FN Herstal

FN Herstal

FN Herstal is the Defense and Security branch of the Herstal Group.

Situated in Belgium since its creation the Herstal Group is also active in the civilian sector through its range of Hunting, Shooting and Outdoor products with the Browning and Winchester Firearms brands. The Herstal Group has almost 3,000 employees worldwide, and registered a turnover of more than 820 million Euros in 2019.

FN Herstal’s mission is to design, develop and manufacture a full range of innovative solutions at the leading edge of technology, centered on small arms and their ammunition, that meet specific market requirements today and in the future.

The customers are Armed Forces, Security Forces and Special Groups worldwide. The FN Herstal product range includes small arms, Less Lethal systems, and integrated weapon systems for air, sea and land applications, remote weapon stations, small caliber ammunition, and solutions that harness modern technology to enhance the capabilities of the dismounted combatant.

FN Herstal is based near Liège in Belgium, with three fully owned subsidiaries: FN America (USA), FNH UK (UK) and Noptel (Finland)

Gun Manufacturer Profile

  • Company: Fabrique Nationale Herstal (FN Herstal)
  • Parent Company: Herstal Group
  • Headquarters: Herstal, Belgium
  • Founded Date: 1889
  • Founder: Henri Pieper
  • Traded as:
  • Subsidiaries / Brands:
    • FN America (USA)
    • FNH UK (UK)
    • Noptel (Finland)
  • Gun Types:
    • Pistols
    • Carbines
    • Rifles
    • Submachine Guns
    • Machine Guns
  • Other Products:
    • Ammunition
    • Less Lethal Systems
    • Integrated weapon systems for air, sea, and land applications
    • Remote Weapon Stations
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