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This may sound stupid, but would someone please explain the difference between FNP, FNS and FNX. Thank you and please don't thrash me too hard!
 

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FNX is single action/double action hammer fired.
FNS is striker fired.
FNP was replaced by the FNX.
 
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How about this? The introduction dates may be a bit off. I couldn't find some of them and had to make inferences from other sources (manual PDF dates for example.)

FNH FNP

The FNP was FNH USA's first polymer-framed pistol (the FN Five-seveN being designed by FNH in Belgium.) Introduced in 2006, it was available (at various times) in 9mm, .357 SIG, .40 S&W, and .45 ACP. The model names were derived from "FNP" and the caliber number; thus you had the FNP-9, FNP-357, FNP-40 and FNP-45. FNH USA also made a compact version of the FNP-9, the FNP-9m; and a tactical version of the FNP-45 called the FNP-45t.

The FNP was available at various times in a variety of configurations. They included:
Actions:

  • Double-action only (N/A on FNP-357)
  • Single-action only (discontinued)
  • Double/single action
Finishes:

  • Stainless steel slide (matte natural finish)
  • Stainless steel slide (black finish)
  • Stainless steel slide (black finish) with Dark Earth Frame
Sights:

  • Night sights
  • Standard sights

FNH also marketed the FNP-9 and FNH-40 through its Browning division as the Browning Pro-9 and Pro-40.

FNH FNX

In 2010, FNH USA replaced the FNP with the FNX. It is available in 9mm, .40 S&W and .45 ACP. Model naming remained the same as with the FNP, substituting "X" for "P." No compact version was made, but the tactical version of the FNX-45 was carried over.

The FNX is only available in double/single action. Other options include:
Finishes:

  • Stainless steel slide (matte natural finish)
  • Stainless steel slide (black finish)
  • Stainless steel slide (black finish) with Dark Earth Frame
Sights:

  • Night sights
  • Standard sights

FNH FNS

In 2011, FNH USA introduced its first striker-fired pistol in the FN series with the FNS. It is available in 9mm and .40 S&W but not in .45 ACP at this time. Model naming remained the same as with the FNX, substituting "S" for "X." A "long slide" version, known as the FNS-9L and FNS-40L, was introduced in 2013. A compact version, known as the FNS-9c and FNS-40c, was introduced in 2015. As there is no .45 ACP variant of the FNS, a tactical version is not available.

The FNS is only available in double action. Other options include:
Finishes:

  • Stainless steel slide (matte natural finish)
  • Stainless steel slide (black finish)
Sights:

  • Night sights
  • Standard sights
 

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Excellent explanation! Looks like a college term paper or something!
 
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