FN P90® Submachine Gun by FN Herstal

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FN Herstal SA
Voie de Liege 33
B-4040 Herstal

The FN P90® submachine is a compact, lightweight weapon with a magazine capacity of 50 cartridges in 5.7x28mm caliber making it the ideal Personal Defense Weapon.




FN P90® Standard:

• fitted with an integrated optical sight without magnification

• the user can therefore shoot with both eyes open

• performance is fully retained in night/low light conditions thanks to a tritium capsule


FN P90® Tactical:

• fitted with an upper MIL-STD-1913 Picatinny type rail for optical sights



Both available with an integrated visible (LV) or infrared (LIR) laser.                     



Very compact, even with magazine fitted

Fully ambidextrous

Low recoil firing single shots and full auto

50-round magazine

Available with semi-auto only or selective fire trigger mechanism

Very easy to maintain

A number of accessories fully tested and certified by FN Herstal are proposed with the FN P90®, as well as a full range of cartridges


FN P90®                              FN P90® Standard                                  FN P90® Tactical


Firing mode                                                  Semi-auto or semi-auto/full auto

Operating principle                                     Blowback, firing from closed breech

Total length                                                           505mm (19.9")

Barrel length                                                      264.15mm (10.4")

Magazine capacity                                                 50 rounds

Weight (empty magazine)    ~ 2.8 kg (~ 6.17 lb)                                   ~ 2.92 kg (~ 6.4 lb)

Weight (loaded magazine)    ~ 3.1 kg (~ 6.83 lb)                                   ~ 3.2 kg (~ 7.1 lb)

Cyclic rate of fire                                             850 - 1,100 RPM

Maximum effective range                                200m (220 yds)

Defense Products & Services: FN P90® Submachine Gun by FN Herstal
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Defense Products & Services Sectors: Submachine guns
Country: Belgium
Description: FN P90® Submachine Gun
Source of Information: FN Herstal SA