FN 303 P

FN 303 P
TypeLess-lethal pistol
Place of originBelgium
Production history
ManufacturerFN Herstal
Produced2011 - present
Mass1.57 kg (3.46 lb)
Length288 mm (11.3 in)
Barrel length190.5 mm (7.5 in)
Width50.8 mm (2.0 in)
Height203.2 mm (8.0 in)

Caliber17.3 mm (0.68 in)
ActionCompressed gas
Effective firing range25 m (27 yd)
Feed system7-round detachable box magazine
SightsFixed, open, three white dot

The FN 303 P is a semi-automatic less-lethal pistol designed and manufactured by Fabrique Nationale de Herstal. It uses the same .68 Less-lethal cartridge as the FN 303, the less-lethal riot gun by FN Herstal.


The FN 303 P is the pistol version of the FN 303, and is intended for use by police and military forces for riot control. It uses the 8.5 gram, .68 caliber less-lethal cartridges by FN. The projectiles utilize a fin-stabilized polystyrene body and a non-toxic bismuth forward payload to provide more accuracy and greater effective range. There are currently five different factory standard types of the projectile: Clear impact (training), washable paint, indelible paint, PAVA/OC Powder and Inert powder.[1]


The FN 303 P is based on the FN 303 riot gun, and was first shown at the 2010 SHOT Show.[2]


  1. ^ "Projectiles - FN®".
  2. ^ "SHOT Show 2010: FNH USA Brings Less-Lethal 303P Sidearm".

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