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(McLean, VA – January 9, 2013) FNH USA, LLC is pleased to announce that it will host legendary SEAL Team 3 sniper Chris Kyle at its 2013 SHOT Show booth (#13462) on Wednesday, January 16 from 9 am – 12 noon PST. Kyle will be on hand to offer attendees his insights on his long career as a SEAL Team Sniper as well as participate in photo opportunities and sign autographs.
“We are honored to have such a distinguished veteran and accomplished marksman to offer his unique insights to 2013 SHOT Show attendees,” said Ken Pfau, Senior Vice President for FNH USA. “Anyone interested in learning techniques to improve their shooting skills will certainly benefit from Mr. Kyle’s expertise.”
Chief Chris Kyle (USN, honorably discharged in 2009) is one of the top snipers in the history of the American armed forces. From 1999 to 2009, he recorded the most career sniper kills in United States military history. Iraqi insurgents feared Chief Kyle so much they named him al-Shaitan (“the devil”) and placed a bounty on his head. His extensive combat experience includes sniping, close-quarters battle, reconnaissance, long-range desert patrols, personal security and the training for foreign allies. In addition to working and training with the elite Navy SEALs, Chief Kyle has also served with units from the Army, Marine Corps and other government agencies.
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FNH USA, LLC is a U.S. subsidiary of FN Herstal S.A., a global leader in the development and manufacturing of high-quality, reliable firearms for military, law enforcement and commercial customers. A pioneer in innovative firearm technology since the days of John M. Browning, the company supplies a variety of products to customers in more than 100 countries worldwide. Based in McLean, VA with manufacturing operations in Columbia, SC, FNH USA is responsible for all U.S.-based sales, marketing and government relations efforts.