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FNUniversalCarbine
FN Universal Carbine
Country of origin

Belgium

Manufacturer(s)

FN Herstal

Designer(s)

Dieudonné Saive
Ernest Vervier

Year(s) designed

1947

Weapon type

Assault rifle

Caliber

7.92×33mm Kurz

Action

Gas operated (short-stroke piston), tilting breech block

The Universal Carbine is a prototype assault rifle developed by FN Herstal after WWII.

This weapon was the predecessor of the famed FAL, and was chambered for the 7.92×33mm Kurz ammunition first used in the StG 44.

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