FNH USA makes some of the most-loved and most-used military grade firearms in the world. And now you can own one yourself. The US arm of Belgium-based FN Herstal has announced their new FM Military Collector Series military grade rifles. The first three they’re making available: the M4, the M16 and the FN M249S SAW. Here’s their press release . . .
(McLean, VA – November 11, 2015) FNH USA is excited to announce the launch of the FN Military Collector Series, a product line that will feature commercial variants of FN’s most iconic and historic military designs. The initial products to be featured in the series will be the FN 15™ Military Collector M4 and M16 as well as the semi-automatic FN M249S™, a replica of the fully-automatic M249 SAW or Squad Automatic Weapon in service with the U.S. Military since the 1980’s. Full product specifications are available in Figures 1-3, below.
“This new line of products allows us to showcase FN’s battle-proven legacy of producing firearms for militaries world-wide and passing this technology on to our commercial customers,” said Mark Cherpes, President and CEO for FN America. “We’re excited to bring these semi-automatic versions of the world’s most iconic products to America’s gun owners.”
The first three variants of the FN Military Collector Series will be shipping to distributors this winter and available to consumers in early 2016. Future product offerings under the series will be introduced at a later date.
Figures 1-3, FN Military Collector Series Product Specifications:
Figure 1, FN 15™ Military Collector M4 SKU / Product Number 36318 Caliber 5.56mm NATO Barrel 16” Button-broached, chrome-lined, alloy-steel w/ pinned and welded compensator Twist Rate 1:7″ RH Muzzle device A2-style compensator Sights A2-style front (F height), Back up iron sight Stock Collapsible butt-stock 6 positions Forearm Knights Armament M4 RAS Adapter rail w/ rail adapter covers Weight 6.64 lbs Length 30.75″ – 34″ Length of Pull 11″ – 14.25″ Magazine (one each) Aluminum 30-round magazine Trigger Pull 4.75-7.75 lbs MSRP $1,749
Figure 2, FN 15™ Military Collector M16
SKU / Product Number 36320 Caliber 5.56mm NATO Barrel 20” Button-broached, chrome-lined, alloy-steel Twist Rate 1:7″ RH Muzzle device A2-style compensator Sights A2-style front (F height), Back-up iron sight Stock Fixed stock Forearm Knights Armament M5 RAS Adapter rail w/ rail adapter covers Weight 8.29 lbs Length 39.7″ Magazine (one each) Aluminum 30-round magazine Trigger Pull 4.75-7.75 lbs MSRP $1,749
Figure 3, FN M249S™
SKU / Product Number 56400 Caliber 5.56x45MM NATO Barrel 20.5″ Cold hammer-forged, chrome-lined, alloy-steel Twist Rate 1:7″ RH Color Matte black non-reflective finish on all surfaces Operation Semi-automatic, closed bolt Sights Primary sights graduated to 1000 m., MIL-STD 1913 rail system Stock Fixed, ergonomically-shaped polymer butt stock with pistol grip Weight (with empty magazine) 17 lbs. (empty) Length 40.75” Height 9.5” Magazine (one each) Belt-fed or standard AR magazine Trigger Pull 4.5-6.5 lbs. MSRP $7,999