2010 Press Releases

FN 5.56 SCAR® Retained in USSOCOM's Inventory

July 7, 2010 - Belgium-based firearms manufacturer FN Herstal hereby refutes the allegations recently found on the web that USSOCOM abandoned the 5.56 version of the SCAR® rifle and reconfirms USSOCOM's decision to acquire the full FN SCAR® family of weapons, including the 5.56mm rifle.

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New Line of deFNder™ Remote Weapon Stations Unveiled at Eurosatory 2010

June 14, 2010 - Taking advantage of its experience in the field of Remote Weapon Stations with more than 630 units already contracted within the frame of several acquisition programs - some of them being deployed in Lebanon and Afghanistan -, FN Herstal announces the introduction of the newly developed deFNder™ medium remote weapon station that provides optimized remote firing capabilities while keeping the operator fully secure and safe from harm.

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FN Herstal Introduces A New Less Lethal Solution

June 11, 2010 - Belgium-based FN Herstal is introducing its newly developed FN 303 P™ Less Lethal Launcher at the international trade show Eurosatory.

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A New Powerful and Reliable Solution for Special Forces Vehicles

June 8, 2010 - Following market requirements, Belgium-based firearms manufacturer FN Herstal has recently designed and developed a new integrated weapons system called the Medium Vehicle Pintle (MVP) that provides vehicles operated by Armed Forces - and Special Forces in particular - with maximum firepower.

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The FN SCAR Reaches FINAL Milestone

May 6, 2010 - FN Herstal, S.A. (FN) received notification from the USSOCOM Program Executive Office—SOF Warrior (PEO—SW) that the SCAR Acquisition Decision Memorandum (ADM) was approved and signed on April 14, 2010, moving this FN program into the Milestone C phase.

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Asia-Pacific Interested in FN Herstal's Integrated Weapon Systems

January 26, 2010 - Belgium-based FN Herstal, a world leader in small arms manufacture, is pleased to announce that it was recently awarded a contract by Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) for K0-1 program including the supply of axially mounted HMP250 pods.

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