NEWINGTON, N.H., (March 27, 2019) –SIG SAUER, Inc. adds 243 Win and 30-06 Springfield loads to its premium-grade, Elite Hunting ammunition line. These exceptionally accurate Copper Game rounds feature an all-copper bullet that delivers deep penetration and consistent 1.8x diameter expansion.
The 80gr 243 Win Copper Game round has a muzzle velocity of 3,425 fps and muzzle energy of 2,084 ft-lbs, making it an excellent load for hunting deer, antelope & coyotes.
The 150gr 30-06 Springfield round has a muzzle velocity of 2,920 fps and muzzle energy of 2,841 ft-lbs and is an effective, hard-hitting round for hunting hogs, whitetail and mule deer.
“SIG SAUER Elite Hunting ammunition is known for its long-range accuracy and effectiveness in the field and our customers – dealers and hunters alike – continue to ask for additional offerings in this line,” said Brad Criner, Senior Director, Brand Management and Business Development, SIG SAUER Ammunition.
“At SIG, we are committed to developing the highest quality, best on-target performing products across a broad spectrum of end-uses including hunting, match, range and carry ammo, plus component products.”
SIG Elite Hunting cartridges use premium, high-quality powders & primers for minimum velocity variation and maximum bullet expansion. Perfected for easy feeding, with an optimized nose geometry and nickel-plated casings, Elite Hunting rounds deliver reliable performance and long-range accuracy.
SIG Elite Hunting Copper Game ammunition is currently available in:
60gr 223 Rem
80gr 243 Win
120gr 6.5 Creedmoor
150gr 30-06 SPRG
150gr 308 Win
165gr 300 Win Mag
The SIG SAUER Elite Hunting Copper Game loads in 243 Win and 30-06 Springfield are now available for purchase at the sigsauer.com/store.
The SIG Elite Hunting ammunition is produced on state-of-the-art loading equipment with electromechanical monitoring for charge weight consistency and geometric conformity. All SIG SAUER Elite Ammunition is manufactured by SIG SAUER at its new ammunition manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Arkansas to the same exacting standards as the company’s premium pistols and rifles. For more information, visit sigsauer.com/ammunition.
About SIG SAUER, Inc.
SIG SAUER, Inc. is a leading provider and manufacturer of firearms, electro-optics, ammunition, airguns, suppressors, and training. For over 100 years SIG SAUER, Inc. has evolved, and thrived, by blending American ingenuity, German engineering, and Swiss precision. Today, SIG SAUER is synonymous with industry-leading quality and innovation which has made it the brand of choice amongst the U.S. Military, the global defense community, law enforcement, competitive shooters, hunters, and responsible citizens. Additionally, SIG SAUER is the premier provider of elite firearms instruction and tactical training at the SIG SAUER Academy – a world class, state-of-the-art, 140-acre training facility. SIG SAUER is headquartered in Newington, New Hampshire, and has more than 1,700 employees across eight locations, and is the largest member of a worldwide business group that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany. For more information about the company and product line visit: sigsauer.com.