• What for?

    Recording both the number of shots fired and weapons data digitally

  • For whom?

    For armorers and fleet managers working with small caliber firearms

  • FN solution?

    FN SmartCore® for FN SCAR® rifle family, FN SmartCore® for FN MINIMI® family, FN SmartCore® for FN® M3M

Key Benefits

  • Fully integrates into FN weapons
  • FN SmartCore® technology enables collecting real metrics throughout weapon life
  • Discriminates between live and blank firing
  • Measures cyclic and effective firing rates (machine guns)
  • Can be integrated into non-FN weapons
  • ITAR-free

Key Features

Fully integrated
As a weapon manufacturer FN Herstal is ideally positioned to optimally integrate the FN SmartCore® into host weapons
Passive technology
weapon cannot be detected due to emissions
Digital data of weapon life
shot count, cyclic rates of fire
Transparent to the user
no incidence on weapon usage

FN SmartCore® for FN SCAR®

 

This battery-free shot counter distinguishes between live firing, blank firing, and dry firing. The unit is integrated into the trigger group of the rifle and generates its own power.
The system is transparent to the user. It does not affect the handling or firing of the weapon and does not require any maintenance or any other intervention by the user.
The FN SmartCore® will not emit any direct form of energy or transmissions that can be detected by an external source.

FN SmartCore® for FN MINIMI®

 

This shot counter can distinguish between live firing and blank firing. It also measures the time interval between shots, allowing the calculation of cyclic rate of fire and effective rate of fire.
The FN SmartCore® is located inside the pistol grip of the FN MINIMI® using a screw system. Power is provided by an internal battery that does not need to be replaced or recharged.
The system is transparent to the user. It does not affect the handling or firing of the weapon and does not require any maintenance or any other intervention by the user.
The FN SmartCore® will not emit any direct form of energy or transmissions that can be detected by an external source.

FN SmartCore® for FN® M3M

 

The FN SmartCore® measures burst length, time between bursts, and cyclic rate of fire allowing determination of the effective rate of fire.
A battery powered version of the FN SmartCore® is attached to the receiver of the FN® M3M .50 Cal machine gun used on land, air and sea pintles.

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