Press Release

FN Announces Release of FN 509 Simunition Pistol for Law Enforcement Agencies

(McLean, VA – August 17, 2018) FN America, LLC is pleased to announce the release of the FN 509® Simunition® pistol, developed jointly with General Dynamics Ordnance and Tactical Systems, available to law enforcement agencies nationwide. Ideal for agencies seeking more realistic training for their officers, the FN 509 Simunition® is a complete pistol that utilizes the FN 509 fire control, frame and magazine along with the Simunition® slide assembly to fire the proprietary FX® 9mm marking cartridges.

FN 509 Simunition Pistol

FN 509 Simunition Pistol

“The FN 509 Simunition® pistol gives agencies the ability to train their officers for force-on-force scenarios in real-time,” said Charles “Bucky” Mills, senior director for law enforcement sales at FN America, LLC. “This ability provides a great training benefit for our agencies invested in the FN 509 platform and is an added benefit for future agencies considering the FN 509 as their next duty pistol.”

The FN 509 Simunition® is a dedicated training pistol that utilizes the FX 9mm reduced-energy, non-lethal marking cartridges. The FN 509 Simunition® pistol ships with three magazines that feature dedicated blue base plates, three interchangeable backstraps, take-down wrench for disassembly and a blue soft case. The pistol is available for agency quote now. Agencies interested in the FN 509 Simunition® should email inquiries to

Kristina DeMilt

FN America LLC,
P.O. Box 9424,
McLean, VA 22102,

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