Company to Launch First Modern Sporting Rifles in January
McLean, Va. –-(Ammoland.com)- FNH USA, LLC is pleased to announce the launch of a brand-new product line for 2014, the FN 15 family of modern sporting rifles. The company will unveil the first two variants, the FN 15 Carbine and the FN 15 Rifle, at NSSF’s annual SHOT Show in January 2014.
“The FN 15 category is a very important and exciting launch,” said John Goliber, FNH USA Chief Technology Officer.
“Like the SCAR platform, the FN 15 product line incorporates all of the best features and benefits FN has developed over the last 125 years. With this addition, FN now offers our customers robust and affordable products in all categories, whether they are looking to purchase a product for personal defense or use in the pursuit of sport or competitive shooting activities.”
“The FN 15 line is a great addition to the FN family of firearms, especially for avid shooters and collectors,” said Ken Pfau, FNH USA Senior Vice President for Commercial Sales.
“Our history and expertise in building high-quality and reliable firearms is well-known around the world. We are pleased to bring this new line to our customers looking for the latest in FN technology to add to their collection.”
- The FN 15 Carbine has a 16-inch chrome-lined, alloy steel barrel and is available in 5.56mm NATO. The polymer forearm and butt stock are both black, and the stock is collapsible into six positions, making the total length 31.9 inches at its shortest and 35.2 inches at its longest. The FN 15™ Carbine also features an A2-style compensator and a 1:7-inch RH twist rate. It comes with fixed A2-style front sights, a removable M4-style rear carrying handle, and one GI pattern 30-round aluminum magazine.
- The FN 15 Rifle has a 20-inch chrome-lined, alloy steel barrel and is available in 5.56mm NATO. The polymer forearm and fixed butt stock are both black, and the total length is 39.5 inches. The FN 15™ Rifle also features an A2-style compensator and a 1:7-inch RH twist rate. It comes with fixed A2-style front sights, a removable M4-style rear carrying handle, and one GI pattern 30-round aluminum magazine.
- Detailed product specifications are listed in Figure 1.
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