Medium Crew Served Weapon Solution for FN® M3M by FN Herstal

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FN Herstal SA
Voie de Liege 33
B-4040 Herstal

The FN® Medium Pintle System is ideal when heavy firepower is needed. Well suited for suppressive fire against light armored vehicles up to 2,500m, it features a .50 cal FN® M3M machine gun and can be window, door, ramp or externally mounted. The FN® Medium Door Pintle (MDP) Turning system can be easily retracted or removed when not in use, thanks to the FN turning system.


The standard interface of the turning arm allows switching in less than 2 minutes from the .50 cal system to the light pintle system FN® LPS equipped with the FN® MAG 7.62mm machine gun.               




Fully mechanical and autonomous from the carrier’s power

Easy to retract or remove

High firing rate of 1,100 RPM

Soft mount for outstanding balance and accuracy

Open bolt firing (no cook-off)

Wide angle of operation

Safe, reliable and easy to maintain

Locking positions in azimuth and elevation

Long burst capacity (up to 600 rounds in case of emergency)

Modular sight system

Only officially qualified crew served weapon system for the FN® M3M      




Caliber                       .50 cal (12.7x99mm NATO): Ball, Tracer, API, APEI

Firing                          Full automatic 1,025 ~ 75 RPM

Weight                       ~ 120 kg fully loaded

Ammo box                  300 rounds

Elevation angles        +1°; -50°

Defense Products & Services: Medium Crew Served Weapon Solution for FN® M3M by FN Herstal
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Weapon systems, aircraft
Country: Belgium
Description: Medium Crew Served Weapon Solution for FN® M3M
Source of Information: FN Herstal SA