Video—ARTV: FN America

by
posted on July 5, 2018
FN America, a subsidiary of FN Herstal, is a consolidation of two existing entities—FN Manufacturing and FNH USA—with both being established for two different reasons. FN Manufacturing was used to service defense and military customers while FNH USA was the business development arm of the company. The two were combined in 2014 and focus on three business segments—the federal/military market, commercial market and law enforcement. After more than 125 years of gun-making, the company has won numerous contracts from the U.S. Army. FN America makes a broad portfolio of products for the U.S. military and commercial market to include the M240 family of machine guns, M249 SAW, as well as the M4 and M16 rifles. The company also prides itself on transitioning its guns from military and adapting them to the commercial market such as the P90 in 5.57x28 mm. But overall, the most iconic product from FN is the SCAR which was commissioned as a multi-caliber firearm. 













Check out this segment, from a recent episode of American Rifleman TV, to learn more about the history of FN and how its products are made.

Latest

Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench
Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench

Preview: Wheeler F.A.T. Wrench

The F.A.T. (Firearm Accurizing Torque) Wrench from Wheeler allows you to consistently apply the appropriate amount of torque, simply.

Rifleman Q&A: 8 mm Mauser 'Exercise' Cartridges

I would very much appreciate it if you could identify the origin and purpose of the cartridges shown in these photos. The bullets appear to be wooden, and all of the cases are primed.

Review: Rock Island Armory AL22M .22 Mag. Revolver

Armscor offers a magnum rimfire chambering in a mid-sized, double-action revolver with the Czechoslovakian Alfa Proj AL22M chambered in .22 Magnum.

Bond Arms: A Dedicated Maker Of Modern Derringers

Despite facing startup adversity, Texas-based Bond Arms hails as today's largest manufacturer of double-barrel handguns, solving problems by offering concealable and modern-day renditions of the old-school derringer.

New For 2022: Tisas 1911 D10

Known for its line of affordable, traditionally styled M1911 handguns, Tisas USA launched its new D10 pistol chambered in the 10 mm Auto cartridge.

Rifleman Q&A: 1900 Test Luger & Holster

I have a question about a Rock Island Arsenal holster stamped “E.H.S.” that contains a 1900 Eagle Test Luger serial No. 70XX.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.