FN Herstal

Belgian firearms manufacturer

Fabrique Nationale de Herstal, more often abbreviated as Fabrique Nationale or simply FN, is a Belgian manufacturer of firearms. The company often market themselves under the name FN Herstal and, at present, own (in effect) both the Winchester Repeating Arms Company and Browning. In 1898 the company entered into a long lasting relationship with John Moses Browning, a well-known firearms designer.