FN Herstal has recently been selected by a Special Forces unit in Europe to enhance their 40mm Multi-Shot Grenade Launchers with high-grade FN FCU Mk3 Fire Control Units. Under extreme stress or severe combat conditions, first round hit probability with a 40mm LV/MV is low, even for an experienced shooter. The FN FCU Mk3 Fire Control Unit uses new technologies and advanced electronics to calculate the trajectory of grenades and give an adjusted point of aim ensuring first round hits in all conditions, night and day. 

Lightweight, compact, and user-friendly, the FN FCU Mk3 can be fitted onto any rifles featuring a rail-mounted grenade launcher, onto stand-alone grenade launchers or onto multi-shot grenade launchers regardless of the manufacturer. It was recently selected by a Europe-based Special Forces unit to equip 40mm Multi-Shot Grenade Launchers (MGLs). 

FN Herstal is the Defence and Security branch of the Herstal Group. Situated in Belgium since its creation the Herstal Group is also active in the civilian sector through its range of hunting, shooting and outdoor products with the Browning and Winchester Firearms brands. The Herstal Group has almost 3,000 employees worldwide, and registered a turnover of more than 765 million euros in 2020. FN Herstal’s mission is to design, develop and manufacture a full range of innovative solutions at the leading edge of technology, centred on small arms and their ammunition, that meet specific market requirements today and in the future. The customers are Armed Forces, Security Forces and Special Groups worldwide. The FN Herstal product range includes small arms, Less Lethal systems, and integrated weapon systems for air, sea and land applications, remote weapon stations, small calibre ammunition, and solutions that harness modern technology to enhance the capabilities of the end user. FN Herstal is based near Liège in Belgium, with three fully owned subsidiaries: FN America (USA), FNH UK (UK) and Noptel (Finland).

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