POTD: Slovenian Police with HK416A5, G28 and FN F2000S

Eric B
by Eric B
POTD: Slovenian Police with HK416A5, G28 and FN F2000S

The Slovenian National Police Force’s tactical police unit is known as Specialna Enota Policije (SEP), which translates as “Special Police Unit.” The SEP is used to carry out counterterrorism operations and other risky jobs that are too dangerous or challenging for the ordinary police force. They’re known as the “Red Panthers” and can be seen here using the Heckler & Koch HK416A5, G28 and G28 Patrol. Further down you will also see the rather peculiar FN F2000S.

POTD: Slovenian Police with HK416A5, G28 and FN F2000S

In reaction to the hostage situation at the Munich Summer Olympics in 1972 and the armed terrorist groups’ invasion of Yugoslavian territory that same year, the first unit was established in 1973.

Here is the FN F2000 made by FN Herstal. It would be interesting to hear their take on it versus the H&K HK416, and the endless battle between bullpups and more normal-looking firearms.

You can find their website here.


Image source: Slovenian Armed Forces / Slovenska vojska,

Eric B
Eric B

Ex-Arctic Ranger. Competitive practical shooter and hunter with a European focus. Always ready to increase my collection of modern semi-automatics, optics, thermals and suppressors. TCCC Certified. Occasionaly seen in a 6x6 Bug Out Vehicle, always with a big smile.

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  • T243 T243 on Aug 09, 2022

    Ehhhh, full auto FN Minimis and AT4 Rocket Launchers - for the Police? What the F*, whom are they fighting o_O ? I got to say, I love our philosophie: Semi auto and no explosives. Stun Grenades are the most you will encounter in my country. That and a few Special Forces in Chainmail with wooden sticks ... https://abload.de/img/16091...

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    • TFB TFB on Aug 14, 2022

      @T243 USA seems to think all the police departments need all the toys the military isn't using anymore - scary shit. Our National Guard is suppose to be the heavy hitters for homeland defense, that is why they were created.

  • Martin Grnsdal Martin Grnsdal on Aug 09, 2022

    Mag Fed minimi? Isn't that basically a bolt action, due to stoppages and failures to feed?

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    • SP mclaughlin SP mclaughlin on Aug 09, 2022

      @Martin Grønsdal Maybe the blank training barrel works better with it? Might have an effect on the cyclic rate.

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