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FN launches new Minimi LMG

19th November 2013 - 14:22 GMT | by Tim Fish in London


FN Herstal has unveiled its next generation FN Minimi Light Machine Gun (LMG) at the Milipol exhibition in Paris.

The new LMG, known as the Mk3 variant is available in 5.56mm and 7.62mm calibres, and comprises a number of modifications as a result of feedback from users engaged in operational theatres.

FN Herstal stated these changes include the increased use of accessories, evolutions in soldier equipment and changes in tactics, techniques and procedures (TTPs) ‘such as shooting from all positions’.

Based around improved ergonomics and mobility, whilst maintaining the same core mechanism, changes include a new buttstock adjustable to five

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Tim Fish


Tim Fish

Tim Fish is a special correspondent for Shephard Media. Formerly the editor of Land Warfare …

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