FNH FNS-9 Compact

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FNH FNS-9 Compact right side

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Summary: The description, specs, photos, pricing and user ratings for the FNH FNS-9 Compact pistol.

Manufacturer’s Description

The FNH FNS-9 Compact is a striker-fired pistol built on a black polymer frame with a stainless steel slide, and chambered in 9mm. Other features include:

  • An external extractor with a loaded chamber indicator;
  • front and rear cocking serrations on the slide;
  • a cold hammer forged stainless steel barrel;

    This photo shows the FNS-9 Compact with and without the optional ambidextrous manual safety.

    This photo shows the FNS-9 Compact with (bottom) and without (top) the optional ambidextrous manual safety.

  • a polished chamber and feed ramp;
  • a MIL-STD 1913 accessory mounting rail;
  • a serrated trigger guard;
  • checkered grips;
  • three-dot sights (standard or night sights) with a large front dot for quick target acquisition;
  • four safeties, including a trigger safety, a firing pin safety, a drop safety and a slide-out-of-battery safety;
  • two interchangeable backstraps with lanyard eyelets;
  • ambidextrous slide stop and magazine release; and
  • two 12-round magazines and one 17-round magazine (all of which feature a polished body, a low-friction follower and a polymer base pad.

FNH offers the FNS-9 Compact with or without an ambidextrous manual safety. You can also get the slide with either a matte black finish or a matte silver finish. The steel frame and slide rails (inside the polymer frame) are replaceable.

Note: FNH also offers a .40 SW version of this pistol, the FNS-40 Compact.

The Specs

Caliber Capacity BBL OAL Width Height Weight
9mm 12+1, 17+1 3.6″ 6.7″ n/a n/a 23.4 oz., empty


MSRP: $599

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