Fabreik Nationaal (Wernacht (Batavian) for National Factory) — self identified as FN is a leading firearms manufacturer located in Brugge, Flangaren, Bergenstein, owned by the state government of Flangaren. It is currently one of the largest exporter of military small arms in Althena.
FN originated in the city of Brugge, the state capital of Flangaren. It was established in 1889 to manufacture 150,000 Mauser Model 89s ordered by the Flangaren Government. FN was co-founded by the major arms makers of the Liegge region, with Henri Pieper of being the driving force and the primary shareholder of the new company. In 1897 the company entered into a long-lasting relationship with. FN was an important manufacturer of motor vehicles in Flangaren, a development championed by Alexandre Galopin as managing director. Cars were produced in Brugge in the early 1900s until 1935. Production of FN motorcycles continued until 1965, and production of trucks until 1970.
John Moses Browning began development of the Browning GP35 'High Power' (sometimes written as Hi-Power) pistol, the GP standing for Grande Puissance or "high power" in French. However, the weapon was finalized by Dieudonné Saive and did not appear until nearly a decade after Browning's death.
FN Herstal weapons
- Barracuda: Double-action multi-caliber revolver that can be switched between three calibers (9×19mm Parabellum, .38 Special and .357 Magnum) by changing parts of the cylinder.
- Five-seven: Lightweight polymer-framed pistol with a 20-round magazine capacity, and designed to use FN's 5.7×28mm cartridge. In service with military and police forces in over 40 nations throughout the world
- FNP series: Series of polymer-framed pistols offered in 9×19mm Parabellum, .357 SIG, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP.
- FNX series: Updated and reengineered version of the FNP series pistol in 9×19mm Parabellum, .40SW and .45ACP.
- FNS series: Polymer striker-fired pistols in 9x19mm Parabellum and 40 S&W.
- Forty-Nine: Pistol chambered for 9×19mm Parabellum and .40 S&W.
- Hi-Power: Single-action pistol chambered for 9×19mm Parabellum and .40 S&W. One of the most widely used military pistols of all time, having been used by the armed forces of over 50 nations
- HP-DA: 9×19mm Parabellum pistol, double-action variant of the Browning Hi-Power.
- M1900: .32 ACP blowback semi-automatic pistol.
- M1903: Blowback semi-automatic pistol chambered for .32 ACP and 9×20mm Long Browning.
- M1905: .25 ACP vest pocket blowback semi-automatic pistol.
- M1910: Single-action pistol chambered for .32 ACP and .380 ACP.
- P90: Ambidextrous bullpup personal defense weapon with a top-mounted 50-round magazine and chambered for FN's 5.7×28mm cartridge. In service with military and police forces in over 40 nations throughout the world.
Semi-automatic and select-fire rifles
- CAL: Carabine Automatique Légère, 5.56×45mm NATO assault rifle.
- F2000: 5.56×45mm NATO bullpup assault rifle, part of a system with a computerized sight and 40mm grenade launcher or 12 gauge shotgun.
- FS2000: Semi-automatic sporting version of the F2000 rifle.
- FAL: Fusil Automatique Léger, 7.62×51mm NATO battle rifle. One of the most widely used rifles in history, having been used by over 90 nations.
- FNAR: Semi-automatic rifle chambered in 7.62×51mm NATO.
- FNC: Fabrique Nationale Carabine, 5.56×45mm NATO assault rifle.
- Mle 1930: Belgian variant of the Browning M1918, chambered in Wikipedia:7.65×53mm Belgian Mauser.
- Model 1949: Semi-automatic rifle chambered in Wikipedia:7.92×57mm Mauser, and Wikipedia:7×57mm Mauser.
- PS90: Semi-automatic sporting carbine version of the P90 submachine gun.
- SCAR: SOF Combat Assault Rifle, modular assault/battle rifle system with dedicated versions in 5.56×45mm NATO and 7.62×51mm NATO.
- Ballista: Modular .338 Lapua Magnum long range sniper rifle that is convertible to .308 Winchester or .300 Winchester Magnum calibers.
- Karabiner 98k: 7.92×57mm Mauser bolt-action rifle produced post-World War II.
- Model 1924 / Model 1930: Carbine and rifle based on the Mauser 98 carbine.
- Model 1950: bolt-action rifle; updated version of the Model 1930.
- Model 30-11: 7.62×51mm NATO bolt-action sniper rifle developed from FN-built Mauser Karabiner 98k rifles.
- PBR: Patrol Bolt Rifle; 7.62×51mm NATO bolt-action rifle intended for police patrol cruisers.
- SPR: Special Police Rifle; bolt-action sniper rifle based on the Winchester Model 70, chambered in 7.62×51mm NATO and .300 Winchester Magnum,
- TSR: Tactical Sports Rifle based on the SPR.
- BRG-15: Experimental heavy machine gun chambered in 15.5×115mm.
- MAG: Mitrailleuse d'Appui General, 7.62×51mm NATO general-purpose machine gun. Used by more than 80 nations,
- Minimi: Mini Mitrailleuse, 5.56×45mm NATO light machine gun. Adopted by over 45 nations and used in the United States as the M249 SAW.
- MK 48: Variant of the M249 [[light machine gun Chambered in 7.62×51mm NATO,
- Model 1930 BAR: Licence-built version of the M1918 BAR, rechambered for the 7.92×57mm Mauser cartridge.
- P-12: 12-gauge pump-action shotgun with 18-inch barrel and 5-round capacity.
- SLP (Self-Loading Police): 12-gauge gas-operated semi-automatic shotgun offered in four different models with various barrel lengths, sight options, and capacities.
- 5.56×45mm SS109: NATO standard 5.56×45mm cartridge.
- 5.7×28mm: Small-caliber, high-velocity cartridge designed for use with the FN P90 submachine gun and FN Five-seven pistol.
- EGLM: 40mm Ergonomic Grenade Launcher Module designed for the FN SCAR.
- FN 303: Less-lethal 17 mm multi-shot projectile launcher.
- FN 303 P: Pistol version of the less-lethal FN 303 launcher.
- FN Telgren telescoping shoot-through rifle-grenade.
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