News|Industry News By Drew BryantJune 21st, 2022, theloadoutblog.com In Paris at Eurosatory 2022, FN Herstal and Fiocchi have announced a new partnership that will be beneficial to the US Market. […]
Firearms|Handguns By Drew BryantJune 21st, 2022, theloadoutblog.com Recently, FN America announced the newest iteration of the FN Five-SeveN pistol, meet the FN Five-SeveN MRD. What sets the FN Five-SeveN MRD […]
Firearms|Handguns By Drew BryantMay 18th, 2022, theloadoutblog.com Over the past few years we have seen more firearm manufacturers make firearms for the 5.7x28mm cartridge. Manufacturers such as Ruger, CMMG, Diamondback, […]
First off, I understand no one is clamoring for a 5.7 pistol to be made in a compact factor. Yet, I think it’s an interesting idea so hear me out. Now, imagine having a 5.7 pistol in a G19 size form factor. Are you telling me you wouldn’t potentially rock one? I would. That would be dope ass hell…a 5.7 pistol in a G19 form factor sign me up.
Recently, FN announced that NATO accepted and standardized FN’s 5.7x28mm cartridge for its standard small arms portfolio. This puts FN in rare company of having a cartridge standardized to be used by NATO forces and allies. The new 5.7x28mm cartridge joins 9x19mm, 5.56x45mm, 7.62x51mm, and .50 BMG as standardized ammunition used by NATO.