Continuing to expand its popular FN 509 lineup FN has added an optic and suppressor ready FN 509 Compact Tactical (CT) pistol. The FN 509 series is known for its modularity and the FN 509 CT sticks to that heritage. Ready for consumers to adapt this pistol to fit their needs. The FN 509 CT comes with suppressor height sights, 24-round magazine, and ambidextrous controls. The new FN 509 CT retails at $1,049 MSRP.

Below is the press release and specs of the FN 509 Compact Tactical.

Press Release

McLean, VA – May 19, 2020) FN America, LLC, the makers of the world’s most battle-proven firearms,® proudly announces the release of the FN 509® Compact Tactical, the smallest and most concealable 9mm tactical pistol available on the market.

The FN 509 Compact Tactical, available in both black and FN-signature flat dark earth (FDE), can be easily deployed as an everyday carry with the standard 12- or 15-round magazines or on the range with the extended 24-round magazine, giving 51 rounds of ammunition at the ready.

The 4.3-inch cold hammer-forged threaded barrel makes it compatible with today’s most popular aftermarket accessories like compensators or suppressors and the FN Low-Profile Optics-Mounting System,™ capable of accepting more than 10 miniature red sights, rounds out this compact tactical pistol.

The compact frame features the FN 509-signature enhanced grip texturing for secure hold, a MIL-STD 1913 picatinny rail that is compatible with most compact pistol lights and interchangeable backstraps for a customized fit.

Additional features like the suppressor-height night sights aid in co-witness of the miniature red dot and while the optics system is not in use, the protective slide cap provides a serrated surface for racking the slide from any surface and ensures iron sight alignment.

The pistol ships in an FN-branded soft-sided case with the optics-mounting kit, one each of the 12-, 15-, and 24-round capacity magazines with the appropriate grip sleeves or in a state-compliant configuration with 10-round magazines. Visit your local dealer for pricing.


• Caliber: 9mm
• Operation: Double-action
• Mag Capacity: 10 or 12/15/24 Rd.
• Weight: 26.2 oz.
• Barrel length: 4.32″
• Overall length: 7.4″
• Twist Rate: 1:10″ RH
• Height: 5.3″
• Width: 1.35″
• Trigger Pull: 5.5 – 7.5 lb.
• Sight Radius: 5.6″
• MSRP: $1,049

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