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Buy FN M249S Standard FDE Semi-Automatic Centerfire Rifle Online FN M249S® Standard FDE Original price was: $10,584.00.Current price is: $10,299.00.


Original price was: $11,094.00.Current price is: $10,599.00.

Available for commercial and law enforcement.

Own the newest addition to the Military Collector Series, the FN M249S® PARA, a semi-auto version of the currently contracted FN® M249 PARA. The PARA was designed for airborne, armored infantry, and close quarters combat (CQC) operations with a shorter barrel and collapsible buttstock.



Buy FN M249S Para FDE Semi-Automatic Centerfire Rifle Online

FN M249S PARA FDE: The Civilian-Ready SAW

The FN M249S PARA FDE is the civilian version of the currently contracted FN® M249 PARA, a squad automatic weapon (SAW) that has seen extensive service with the U.S. military. Designed for airborne, armored infantry, and close-quarters combat (CQC) operations, the FN M249S PARA FDE retains all the features that made its military counterpart legendary.

Key Specifications:

  • Caliber: 5.56x45mm NATO
  • Operation: Closed-bolt
  • Magazine Capacity: 200-round belt or 30-round magazine
  • Weight: 16 lb.
  • Barrel Length: 16.1″
  • Overall Length: 31.5″ – 37″
  • Overall Height: 9.5″
  • Trigger Pull: 8 – 15.5 lb.
  • Twist Rate: 1:7 RH

Features in Detail:

  1. Battle-Proven Design:
    • The FN M249S PARA FDE closely mirrors its military sibling. It retains the signature 16.1-inch FN cold hammer-forged, chrome-lined barrel.
    • Operating from a closed-bolt position, this rifle maintains reliability and accuracy.
  2. Shorter Barrel, Collapsible Buttstock:
    • The FN M249S PARA FDE features a shorter 16.1-inch barrel, making it ideal for airborne and CQC operations.
    • The collapsible buttstock ensures compact storage and easy maneuverability.
  3. Semi-Auto Versatility:
    • The FN M249S PARA FDE fires in semi-automatic mode, adhering to civilian legal restrictions.
    • It can be field-converted back to the standard model configuration in just 30 seconds.
  4. Spare Barrel Included:
    • Each FN M249S PARA FDE comes with one spare barrel, ensuring sustained fire during extended shooting sessions.
  5. Ammunition Options:
    • The rifle accepts both 200-round disintegrating belts and standard 30-round magazines.
    • The included black plastic box holds up to 200 rounds and attaches under the rifle.
  6. Dimensional Details:
    • Unloaded, the FN M249S® PARA FDE weighs 16 pounds—slightly more than two AR-15s.
    • Its overall length ranges from 31.5 to 37 inches, depending on stock position.

Ready for Civilian Duty:

The FN M249S® PARA FDE bridges the gap between military heritage and civilian ownership. Whether you’re a collector, enthusiast, or home defender, this rifle delivers FN performance with a nod to its storied past.

Note: Law enforcement pricing available upon request.



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