SIG Sauer Introduces Elite Hunter Tipped Ammunition

posted on August 13, 2019

SIG Sauer has introduced its new Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition, designed for long-range hunting accuracy. 

Designed for massive expansion and deep penetration, Elite Hunter Tipped ammunition is designed to deliver instant knockdown capability and maximum terminal performance at extended ranges. The 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 is designed for reliable, controlled bullet expansion 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, SIG brand management and business development, “ … 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:

90-gr. .243 Win.
Muzzle Velocity = 3115 fps; Muzzle Energy = 1939 ft.-lbs.; G1 BC = 0.490

100-gr. Creedmoor
Muzzle Velocity = 2970 fps; Muzzle Energy = 1958 ft.-lbs.; G1 BC = 0.515

130-gr. 6.5 Creedmoor
Muzzle Velocity = 2850 fps; Muzzle Energy = 2344 ft.-lbs.; G1 BC = 0.510

130-gr. .260 Rem.
Muzzle Velocity = 2820 fps; Muzzle Energy = 2995 ft.-lbs.; G1 BC = 0.510

140-gr. .270 Win.
Muzzle Velocity = 2950 fps; Muzzle Energy = 2705 ft.-lbs.; G1 BC = 0.508

165-gr. .308 Win.
Muzzle Velocity = 2840 fps; Muzzle Energy = 2956 ft.-lbs.; G1 BC = 0.530

165-gr. .30-06 Springfield
Muzzle Velocity = 2950 fps; Muzzle Energy = 3188 ft.-lbs.; G1 BC = 0.530

180-gr. 300 Win. Mag.
Muzzle Velocity = 2960 fps; Muzzle Energy = 3502 ft.-lbs.; G1 BC = 0.515

All 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 ammunition is now available for purchase at the and retailers everywhere.


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