Small Arms Management Solutions

FN® SAM provides an innovative and comprehensive solution for optimizing small arms management in any defense or security organization.

The FN Herstal solution comprises of 3 complementary components:

• FN SmartCore® Shot Counter (for FN SCAR® or FN MINIMI®)
• FN® SAM software
• Readers to transfer data between shot counter and software
• Complete, fully integrated hardware and software solution
• Improves operational availability of weapons
• Reduces life cycle cost by more efficient maintenance and logistics procedures


The FN SmartCore® Shot Counter

The FN SmartCore® Shot Counter is an electronic system which

• analyzes vibrations of machine gun (FN SmartCore® for FN MINIMI®) or analyzes vibrations combined with movement of parts (FN SmartCore® for FN SCAR®)
• differentiates between live and blank firing and other events, such as dry firing and shocks
• records the number of shots fired
• stores user defined information: serial number, firearm type and configuration, date of issue

The life memory of your weapons



• Undetectable
• Fully transparent to the user
• Maintenance free

FN® SAM Software

A complete reporting tool to manage your weapon fleet anytime, anywhere

FN® SAM Software provides up-to-date information on weapons data and status of the entire fleet of small arms. It :

- assists workshop technicians
- provides essential reporting tool that delivers reliable and fully updated information


• Fully complements in-service ERP software
• Tailored to the customer’s specific needs
• Fully backed up by a remote, highly qualified help desk
• For use with FN and non-FN firearms


The reader downloads and uploads data between the FN SmartCore® shot counter and the FN® SAM software.

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