Does FN still make the Hi-Power?

Does FN still make the Hi-Power?

After 82 years of continuous production, FN Herstal announced that the production of the Hi-Power would end, and it was discontinued in early 2018 by Browning Arms.

Is Browning Hi-Power still relevant?

The Browning Hi-Power is still in service around the world with many militaries and police forces. These tend to be units without the funding of most first-world nations. So instead, they’re using guns that have been in circulation for decades.

Is Browning Hi-Power Good for concealed carry?

It was the first double-stack pistol, which almost all modern pistols are. The barrel design is still being used by almost every modern handgun. It’s one of the most proven handguns for any use, including competition and combat, and it absolutely is a good concealed carry gun even today.

Does anyone make the Hi-Power?

Now, 87 years after it was first introduced to the world, Belgian gunmaker Fabrique Nationale (FN) has reintroduced the Hi-Power for the modern shooter, unveiling the company’s new 9mm ‘High Power’ pistol at SHOT Show 2022 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Who still uses the Browning Hi-Power?

In fact, more than 90 nations have used weapons genius John Browning’s last pistol design and at least 50 countries still have it in their arsenals. “Soldiers will continue to face one another with a Hi-Power in their hands,” said Doug Wicklund, senior curator at the NRA National Firearms Museum in Virginia.

How good are FN pistols?

By all accounts, the FN 509 is a boringly reliable pistol. Marketing materials for the pistol emphasize that over one million rounds were fired through pistols during testing. However, it is competing in a very crowded field.

What’s so special about Browning Hi-Power?

The Real Guns testers concluded that, “The Browning Hi-Power is the perfect pistol for anyone who likes the 1911 form, but wants a 9mm with greater magazine capacity, but not appreciably larger bulk. It is easy to shoot, easy to maintain and… (it’s) a significantly refined firearm.”

Who carried the Browning Hi-Power?

US Special Forces in Vietnam often carried Hi-Powers, either obtained from Australian troops or bought privately, as they prized its large magazine capacity. Even today, more than 30 countries still issue the Hi-Power as their standard service pistol.

Does Browning own FN?

Browning is currently a fully owned subsidiary of FN Herstal. Browning Arms Company is best known for the A-Bolt and X-Bolt bolt-action rifles, the BAR semi-automatic rifle, the BPR pump-action rifle, the BPS pump-action shotgun, the Auto-5 semi-automatic shotgun, and the Hi-Power pistol.

Which is better Glock or FN?

From a distance, the FN 509 beats the Glock, but up close, the Glock Gen 5 frame feels higher quality. Not to mention, the Gen 3 and 4 frames feel similar to the FN 509. Overall, the quality on the FN seems higher than the quality on the Glock.