Gear: FN 303


FN 303

Fabrique Nationale de Herstal.
Category: Officer Safety Products
Subcategory: Less Than Lethal Force
Price: < $1000.00
Average Rating:
(13 Votes)

Weight: 5lbs (Stand Alone), 4.9 (Undercarriage) Length: 29" (Stand Alone), 17.7" (Undercarriage) Projectile Weight: 8.5gr Mag Capacity: 15 round Propulsion Method: Compressed Air (cannister contained) Effective Range: 100 Meters The FN303 is a commercial off the shelf, lightweight, compressed air operated, shoulder fired non lethal weapon firing a .68 caliber, 8.5 gram projectiles utilizing a fin-stabilized polystyrene body and a non-toxic bismuth forward payload to provide more accuracy and greater effective range than other less lethal systems. The primary effect of the projectile is minor trauma, which directly neutralizes the aggressor. Secondary effects from the projectiles can be delivered via a chemical payload depending on mission requirements.

Member Reviews

  • Sf_badge__3__max30
    Catdaddy, Mon, 20 Aug 2007 14:16:45 UTC.
    1st review

    Used correctly by an experienced, trained, operator, this weapon is the most effective less lethal weapon on the market today. Used by the military in current operations.

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    Tjb307, Tue, 04 Sep 2007 21:25:01 UTC.

    works great. I've seen it drop a suspect to his knees.

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    jallig8r, Mon, 17 Sep 2007 14:57:54 UTC.

    I use it once on a suicidal suspect with a knife and even though only 4 out of the 10 liquid OC rounds opened on impact with his thigh it was enough to get him to drop the knife and he was taken into custody without incident. Also very effective visually as most suspects dont have a clue what this tool can do and it is pretty intimidating. I havent had the opportunity to try the new powder OC rounds.

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    Anonymous, Wed, 26 Sep 2007 14:16:59 UTC.

    I personaly observed this weapon being utilized on a mental subject that was in a barricaded position with a hostage. The 303 was deployed and the situation was placed back under control in a matter of seconds. This weapon is very effective and limits liability to officers.

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    stephenearl, Wed, 07 Nov 2007 12:42:39 UTC.

    I have seen this weapon in action and it is very effective. It causes mininmal injury and scares the hell out of who it is being deployed on. Never seen the OC rounds used, but the paint rounds leave a nice little strawberry. Oh yeah, the subject that got hit with this also got tazed!

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    Anonymous, Sun, 09 Dec 2007 09:10:29 UTC.

    I shot this a few days ago. (practice) Simple to use, light weight, and extremely accurate. You can fill the projectiles with OC or tear gas.

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    rlh11bravo, Fri, 21 Dec 2007 21:00:53 UTC.

    I used this in Iraq in the detention facality, and it works great up close, anything over 25 meters it is more of an annoyance to whomever gets hit, I'll still leave a mark, but not as good as up close. It is very accurate, I was hitting targets out to 100 M, but if its a soft target, the rounds don't usually break, they just fall from the target.

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    Will_SP, Thu, 10 Jan 2008 02:59:02 UTC.

    Highly effective Non-Lethal. Very accurate and light-weight.

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    Rabbi1167, Wed, 25 Jun 2008 23:50:25 UTC.

    Great product! I've used the FN303 "on the street" and as a riot control device several times and have been very pleased with the results. Since the FN303 isn't a firearm, I have also brought it into the City Jail, where its mere presence tamed the situation without a shot being fired.

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    HCSOG498, Sun, 21 Dec 2008 17:46:05 UTC.

    Best less leathal wepon to use inside a facility I think .
    Like stated when used by a trained operator this wepon is what you will need for most situations.
    just rember you can use this with or with out salsa ;)

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    jailcap, Tue, 30 Dec 2008 05:12:47 UTC.

    We have had these for about three years now. I have never had to use it on an inmate, the look in their eyes when the see it is amusing. We have found them to be very accurate, dependable and easy to use. I recomend them to any one inside the walls.

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    Sarge007, Tue, 24 Mar 2009 04:46:22 UTC.

    I use this product on my team at the detention facility. It is very accurate and vey effective. You have a variety of different rounds which can be used, all of which are great.

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    madog87, Sun, 13 Jun 2010 22:17:03 UTC.

    very effective as far as less lethal this would be my go to gun

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