The world famous FN MINIMI® Light Machine Gun adapts to new operational conditions: evolution in soldier’s equipment, increased use of accessories, changes in tactics such as shooting from all positions, etc.



The modifications introduced on the FN MINIMI® 5.56 Mk3 are based on feedback from users operating in today’s conflicts. They have resulted in a new light machine gun offering improved ergonomics and improved mobility. The original technical and operational performances of the previous combat proven versions remain unchanged.






  • Ergonomics buttstock adjustable in length (5 positions) and for cheek rest height (4 positions), with folding shoulder rest and integrated hydraulic buffer
  • Bipod integrated in the handguard, folds back even with accessory on the lower rail
  • Cocking handle enables cocking with strong or weak hand
  • Feed tray with belt retaining pawls for easy loading with one hand
  • Feeding: either belt, 200-round box or 100-or 200-round pouch. M16 type 30-round magazines can also be used without modification
  • Optional heatshield to greatly reduce the risk of inadvertently touching the barrel



For those users having in-service an FN MINIMI® machine gun, a customized upgrade program is available: adapted to your exact needs and easily carried out in your own facilities:

  • New buttstock assembly
  • New handguard/bipod assembly
  • New cocking handle
  • Optional heatshield
  • ,etc.

Variants Available:

The FN MINIMI® Mk3 is also available in 7.62x51mm caliber:

  • FN MINIMI® 7.62 Mk3 Tactical
  • FN MINIMI® 7.62 Mk3 Para
  • FN MINIMI® 7.62 Mk3

Watch the FN MINIMI® Mk3 Video presentation here:


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