FN High Power

The FN High Power (HP) entered service in the Israel in the late 1970's and became the standard issue sidearm in the Israeli SF community, including both military and Law Enforcement units. In the late 1980's the HP was replaced by the Sig P226/P228 in the IDF SF units and by the IWI Jericho in the Law Enforcement SF units.

FN HP Double Action (left) and Single Action (right).

 

Operator armed with a FN HP checking out a Palestinian tunnel used by terrorists to smuggle weapons and explosives from Egypt to the Gaza strip.

 

Plain cloths YAMAS operators armed with FN HP and Mini Uzi prior to deployment in the Territories

 

Plain cloths YAMAS operators prior to deployment in the Territories. Back seat operator is armed with a FN HP.

 

YAMAS operator posing with a FN HP during the late 1980's.

 

Force 100 operators during training in the IDF Counter Terror School. The soldiers are undergoing small arms shifting exercise, during which they are switching from primary (CAR15) to secondary (FN HP). Gas is also dispersed to simulate a prison riot scenario and accordingly all soldiers are wearing gas masks.

 

Force 100 operators during training. Top operator armed with a CAR15 fitted with a Trijicon Reflex and a flashlight. Lower operator aiming a FN HP.

 

Force 100 operators armed with FN HP during room clearing training. Note another operator providing cover with a CAR15 in the right window.

 

Force 100 operators armed with FN HP during room clearing training.

 

PALSAR Golani operator armed with a FN HP during training.

 

YAHALOM operators during airplane hostage rescue training. The operators are armed with FN HP fitted with a safety rod.

 

YAHALOM operator armed with a FN HP range training.

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