NEWINGTON, N.H., (August 12, 2019) – SIG SAUER, Inc. is pleased to introduce Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition – the newest line in the rapidly growing SIG SAUER brand of award-winning ammunition offerings. Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition gives the serious sportsman unmatched long-range accuracy, combined with devastating on-target performance in the field.
Designed for massive
expansion and deep penetration, Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition delivers
instant knockdown capability and maximum terminal performance at extended
ranges. These premium cartridges feature a
yellow-tipped, lead-alloy bullet with an enhanced boat tail
design for superior flight characteristics over a wide range of velocities. The exclusive design of the concentric, blackened
jacket ensures reliable, controlled expansion of the bullet with maximum
weight retention. The translucent
yellow tip increases the ballistic coefficient while improving terminal
performance and aiding in consistent, reliable chambering.
“Our new Elite Hunter Tipped line of premium rifle ammunition is designed and engineered to be a devastating game load with exceptional long-range accuracy and performance,” said Brad Criner, Senior Director, Brand Management and Business Development, SIG SAUER Ammunition. “SIG Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition delivers superior downrange energy and massive expansion for a clean kill whether you are hunting whitetail, mule deer, antelope, elk, predators or a variety of other game species.”
Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition is available in the following loads:
90gr 243 Win –Muzzle Velocity = 3115
fps; Muzzle Energy = 1939 ft-lbs; G1 BC = 0.490
100gr 6mm Creedmoor –Muzzle Velocity = 2970 fps; Muzzle Energy = 1958 ft-lbs; G1 BC = 0.515
130gr 6.5 Creedmoor –Muzzle Velocity = 2850 fps; Muzzle Energy = 2344 ft-lbs; G1 BC = 0.510
130gr 260 Rem –Muzzle Velocity = 2820
fps; Muzzle Energy = 2995 ft-lbs; G1 BC = 0.510
140gr 270 Win-Muzzle Velocity = 2950 fps; Muzzle Energy = 2705 ft-lbs; G1 BC =
165gr 308 Win –Muzzle Velocity = 2840 fps; Muzzle Energy = 2956 ft-lbs; G1 BC = 0.530
165gr 30-06 Springfield –Muzzle Velocity = 2950
fps; Muzzle Energy = 3188 ft-lbs; G1 BC = 0.530
180gr 300 Win Mag –Muzzle Velocity = 2960 fps; Muzzle Energy = 3502 ft-lbs; G1 BC = 0.515
Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition features nickel-plated cases that aid in
extraction while providing significant anti-corrosion qualities. The custom formulated
and precision loaded powders deliver consistent velocities regardless of
atmospheric conditions and industry-leading primers are matched to proprietary
powder blends to ensure dependable ignition.
The SIG SAUER Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition is now available for purchase at the sigsauer.com/store and retailers everywhere. For more information, visit sigsauer.com/ammunition.