Ever since rolling out their consumer-oriented FN 15 line of ARs a couple of years back, FNH USA has gradually expanded their range, making more offerings available for those who want the FNH name in their rifle. Now, in advance of July 4, they’ve announce the new FN 15 1776 model, a budget-priced AR that’s perfect as a starter or project gun. press release after the jump . . .
FNH USA is pleased to announce the launch of the FN 15™ 1776, the newest addition to the company’s modern sporting rifle product line. The FN 15™ 1776 is designed to be high performance, value-priced, and optics-ready, perfect for shooters looking for a base rifle to customize to their liking.
“The FN 15™ 1776 is an affordable rifle that includes the same quality, precision manufacturing and expertise synonymous with all FN products,” said Ken Pfau, Senior Vice President for Commercial and Law Enforcement Sales for FN America. “We are excited to continue the expansion of the FN 15™ line with new models like the 1776 and provide customers with an opportunity to buy into the FNH USA brand.”
The brand-new FN 15™ 1776 includes many of the same features found in the FN 15™ series like the standard 16-inch, alloy steel, button-broached barrel, 6-position collapsible stock, A2-style compensator, and sling attachments. In contrast, the FN 15™ 1776 features an optics-ready MIL-STD 1913 flat-top rail for mounting the scope or sight of your choice. Manufacturer’s suggested retail price is $899.