Herstal

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Herstal

(hĕr`stäl), Fr. Héristal, commune (1991 pop. 36,451), Liège prov., E Belgium, on the Meuse River, an industrial suburb of Liège. Herstal is the center of Belgium's armaments industry. Other manufactures include motor vehicles, aircraft engines, and electrical equipment. The city was once the residence of the early Carolingian mayors of the palace, including Pepin II, who was born there.
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Safran is pleased to welcome Marianne Thyssen, European Commissioner for Employment, Social Affairs, Skills and Labor Mobility to the Techspace Aero (Safran) site in Herstal, Belgium for the Safran European Apprenticeship Forum.
At this point a Danish businessman, Hans Gildsig, presented the trials board with a pistol manufactured by the Societe Anonyme Anciens Etablissements Pieper of Herstal, Belgium that was the culmination of several decades of work by a German entrepreneur by the name of Theodor Bergmann.
Parc Industriel des Hauts-Sarts, Zone 2 Rue Haute Claire, 4 BE-4040 Herstal, Belgium
SCAR 16S MAKER: FABRIQUE NATIONALE HERSTAL, BELGIUM IMPORTER: FNH USA P.
FNH USA may be a relatively new company in the United States, but its roots run deep as part of the 119-year-old Fabrique Nationale (FN) of Herstal, Belgium.
FS2000 MAKER: FN HERSTAL, BELGIUM IMPORTER: FNH USA, P.
The Fabrique Nationale d 'Armes dc Guerre (National Factory of Weapons of War) in Herstal, Belgium was founded in 1889 to produce 150,000 Mauser Model 1889 rifles for the Belgian government.
FN-49 Maker: Fabrique Nationale Herstal, Belgium, 1949-1961 MECHANISM: Gas-operated, short stroke piston, semiauto or selective fire CALIBER: 7mm, .
HERSTAL, Belgium, April 20 /PRNewswire/ -- The United States Special Operations Command (USSOCOM) announced today that it conducted the second critical design review for the Special Operations Forces Combat Assault Rifle (SCAR) with FN Herstal since the contract award on 5 November 2004.
In November of 1926, John Moses Browning dropped dead while working in his office at Fabrique Nationale headquarters in Herstal, Belgium.