FN 30-11

 FN 30-11 (Belgium)


Caliber(s): 7.62mm NATO (.308Win)
Operation: bolt action
Barrel: 502 mm
Weight: 4.85 kg unloaded, without scope and bipod
Length: 1117 mm
Feed Mechanism: 5 rounds internal box mag.


This sniper rifle was built by FN (Fabrique Nationale) in Belgium, in 1976-1986, and still is in service with Belgium armed and police forces, as well as in other countries.
FN 30-11 is built on FN 30 action, which, in turn, is FN-improved famous Mauser 1898 action, built by FN under the Mauser licence prior to WW2.
FN 30-11 features Mauser-type three lug bolt (two forward and one rear lug), ajustable trigger and ajustable (via butt-space inserts) wooden stock. Standart sights are FN 4X scope and micrometric ajustable iron sights. Rifle is equipped with FN MAG style flash hider and FN MAG bipod. Although FN 30-11 is now discontinued in production, it is still in service.