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FNS™-9 Compact FDE

Available for commercial, law enforcement, and military.

MSRP: $639.00
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Carry the ultimate in covert attitude. Introducing the new FNS™-9 Compact FDE – a striker-fired 9mm with ambidextrous controls and a grip angle that provides unmatched point of aim. Engineered and tested to be the perfectly compact, reliable, and battle-tested handgun. The FNS™-9 Compact FDE offers the same features as the standard models but has a 3.6” barrel and is designed to be snag-free for better concealment and a faster draw. The front sight also has a larger dot for faster target acquisition. The FNS™-9 Compact FDE comes with one 12-round and one 17-round magazine or two 10-round magazines.

LE & Military pricing on request.

FNS™ Compact FDE Product Numbers


  • Caliber: 9mm
  • Operation: Double-action
  • Mag Capacity: 10, 12, or 17 Rd.
  • Weight: 23.4 oz.
  • Barrel Length: 3.6″
  • Overall Length: 6.7″
  • Twist Rate: 1:10" RH
  • Height: 5.2"
  • Width: 1.35"
  • Trigger Pull: 5.5 - 7.7 lb.
  • Sight Radius: 5.6"


Striker-fired autoloader

Available in standard (non manual safety)

Fixed 3-dot sights (standard)

Fixed 3-dot green tritium night sight version available (MSRP $649.00)


Stainless steel construction

External extractor with loaded chamber indicator

Front and rear cocking serrations

Flat Dark Earth finish


Cold hammer-forged stainless steel

Polished chamber and feed ramp


Polymer construction with replaceable steel frame/slide rails

Two interchangeable backstraps with lanyard eyelets

MIL-STD-1913 accessory mounting rail

Serrated trigger guard


Fully ambidextrous slide stop lever

Fully ambidextrous magazine release


Polished body

Low-friction follower

Polymer base pad


Two interchangeable back-straps

One 12-round pinky extender mag, and one 17-round mag

Owner’s manual

Locking device

Soft case