Light Crew Served Weapon Solution for FN® MAG by FN Herstal

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FN Herstal SA
Voie de Liege 33
B-4040 Herstal

The FN® Light Pintle System is ideal for light aircraft and provides effective suppressive fire against light ground targets. It features a 7.62mm FN® MAG machine gun and can be window, door, ramp or externally mounted. The FN® Light Pintle System can be quickly retracted when not in use, thanks to the FN turning system.


The standard interface of its column allows switching easily from the 7.62mm FN® LPS to the FN® MDP Turning equipped with the FN® M3M .50 cal machine gun.           




Lightweight and compact

Fully mechanical and autonomous from the carrier’s power

Easily retractable or removed

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

Modular sight system

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




Caliber                        7.62x51mm NATO

Firing                          Full automatic 650 to 1,000 RPM

Weight                       ~ 40 kg fully loaded           

Ammo box                  250 rounds

Elevation angles       +4°; -70°

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