FN Herstal is a subsidiary of the Groupe Herstal, whose owners are the U.S. Repeating Arms Company (Winchester) and the Browning Arms Company.
FN Herstal is the parent company of two other companies based in the United States: FN Manufacturing and FNH USA. FN Manufacturing, in Columbia (South Carolina), is in charge of producing designs of FN Herstal in the US, included the firearms’ construction like the machine guns M249 and M240 and the assault rifle M16.
FNH USA, situated in McLean (Virginia), is the company in charge of selling and marketing of FN Herstal in the US territory.
Among the design and the manufacture of firearms of FN Herstal, we also can find pump-action shotgun Browning Maxus and Browning A5, the pistols Browning Hi-Power and the FN Five-seven; the rifles FN FAL, FN CAL, FN FNC, FN F2000 and the sportive range of rifles BAR; the machine pistol FN P90; the machine guns FN MAG and FN Minimi and the heavy machine gun Browning M2.
Lots of models have been diffused making the company success in the arming universe. The FN Herstal’s weapons are used by the armed forces in more than 100 different countries.