Medium Crew Served Weapon Solutions

for FN® M3M

The exclusive FN® M3M .50 cal machine gun for helicopters

The FN® Medium Pintle System is ideal when heavy firepower is needed. Well suited for suppressive fire against light armoured vehicles up to 2,500m, it features a .50 cal FN® M3M machine gun and can be window, door, ramp or externally mounted. The FN® Medium Door Pintle (MDP) Turning system can be easily retracted or removed when not in use, thanks to the FN turning system.
The standard interface of the turning arm allows switching in less than 2 minutes from the .50 cal system to the light pintle system FN® LPS equipped with the FN® MAG 7.62mm machine gun.

Key benefits

  • Fully mechanical and autonomous from the carrier’s power

  • Easy to retract or remove

  • High firing rate of 1,100 RPM

  • Soft mount for outstanding balance and accuracy

  • Open bolt firing (no cook-off)

  • Wide angle of operation

  • Safe, reliable and easy to maintain

  • Locking positions in azimuth and elevation

  • Long burst capacity (up to 600 rounds in case of emergency)

  • Modular sight system

  • Only officially qualified crew served weapon system for the FN® M3M

Caliber
Firing
Weight
Ammo box
Elevation angles

Any type of .50 cal except blank

Full automatic 1,025 ~ 75 RPM

~ 182 kg fully loaded

300 rounds

+4°; -70° (adjustable)