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I Have This Old Gun: FN Model 1949

Watch this segment of American Rifleman Television's "I Have This Old Gun" to learn about the history and development of the Fabrique Nationale Model 1949 gas-operated, semi-automatic service rifle, which was made for several nations following World War II in several calibers.

Browning Auto-5: The First Successful Semi-Auto Shotgun

It was the first successful semi-automatic shotgun design, and its 96 years of production are a tribute to the enduring genius of John Moses Browning.

Video—ARTV: FN America

FN America is a consolidation of two existing entities—FN Manufacturing and FNH USA—with both being established for two different reasons.

Deer Rifles: How G.I.s Helped Revive Fabrique Nationale

After the liberation of Belgium’s Fabrique Nationale by G.I.s in 1944, demand for pistols—and then deer rifles—helped the gunmaker recover from the cataclysm of World War II.

Sorting Out The Littlest Brownings

Collectors and dealers frequently confuse the FN Browning Vest Pocket, Baby Browning, Model 1905, and Model 1906 pistols by misidentifying two distinct FN Browning pistols.

Ever Shot A Pod?

What? Never shot a Pod? We hadn't either until the "American Rifleman Television" crew was there as two .50-cal. FN M3P machine guns fired at a combined rate of 2,200 rounds per minute. Check out this video of the latest in military armament from FN Herstal.

FNH USA FNX-45

The U.S. Joint Combat Pistol Program didn’t exactly come to fruition within the military, but it did cause a number of manufacturers to produce new service-type handguns that consumers now get to enjoy. One of those is the FNX-45 from FNH USA, a polymer-frame, hammer-fired, double-action/single-action pistol based on the model FNH developed for the program.

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