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FN® Expert Marksmanship Training Solution to be Showcased at IDEX 2017

01 February 2017

(Herstal, Belgium) January 30, 2017. Belgium-based FN Herstal, one of the worlds leading firearms manufacturers, will exhibit its FN® Expert marksmanship training system at the upcoming IDEX trade show, Abu Dhabi, from February 19 through to 23, 2017.

Designed and developed by Noptel - an FN Herstal subsidiary that specializes in innovative, optoelectronic systems - the FN® Expert is an advanced marksmanship training solution that can be attached to any rifle or carbine to provide dry, blank and live fire training for shooters and trainers operating in defense and security.

By providing shooters using their own service weapon with instant feedback on their performance, the FN® Expert accelerates the improvement in fundamental marksmanship skills (holding, aiming, breathing and triggering), as well as develops muscle memory. It also facilitates instructors coaching skills by providing objective tools to measure shooter performance. Indeed, the FN® Expert measures rifle movement during aiming and triggering, detects the shot, shows the location of both the hit and miss, and shows and analyzes the shooters performance in a simple, graphical and numerical way.

The FN® Expert can be used everywhere, indoors with simulated shooting distances or outdoors with life-size targets and real shooting distances up to 300m, even in confined spaces including unconventional training areas such as deployed operating bases, warships or police stations.

Safe, efficient and easy to use, the FN® Expert accelerates training and embodies FN Herstals motto of Enhancing capability through technology.

Attendees at the IDEX trade show, Abu Dhabi, can request a demonstration of the FN® Expert by visiting FN Herstal at its exhibition stand.


FN HERSTAL: Over 125 Years of Technological Innovation, Unique Know-How, and Talented People

FN HERSTAL, S.A., a subsidiary of the Herstal Group that also includes Browning (Hunting and Shooting), is based in Belgium and provides military, law enforcement and special forces customers over the globe with a complete range of state-of-the-art, groundbreaking solutions developed around small caliber firearms and associated ammunition.

FN HERSTAL product lines include portable firearms, less lethal systems, integrated weapon systems for air, land and sea applications, remote weapon stations, small caliber ammunition, as well as modern and cutting-edge solutions to provide enhanced combat, logistics, maintenance and communication capabilities.

FN Herstal is the parent company of three fully owned entities: FN America in the USA, Manroy Engineering in the UK and Noptel in Finland.

For more information on FN HERSTAL, visit www.fnherstal.

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