SAAMI Certifies First Composite

SAAMI Certifies First Composite Cased Round

True Velocities' 6.8 mm TVC composite cartridge, developed for the U.S. Army's NGSW Program, has been approved by the SAAMI board and will soon be amiable for commercial sales.

SAAMI Accepts .300 HAM'R Cartridge

Initially developed as an enhancement over the popular 300 BLK, the .300 HAM'R cartridge received official SAAMI certification in 2020.

Fear & Loading: SAAMI Publishes Accepted 12-gauge 1 3/4-inch Cartridge Specs

Specifications for Federal's new 12-gauge 1 3/4" Smooth Bore Barrel cartridge—the Shorty—has been recognized and approved by SAAMI.

SAAMI Approves Federal Premium Valkyrie 224 Cartridge

The vote for approval came during its committee meeting at the 2018 SHOT Show. 224 Valkyrie’s SAAMI standards documents are now published and available to the industry as a whole, as well as to the public.

Wiley Clapp: Stick With SAAMI

SAAMI's specifications were carefully developed, specific and not subject to commercial interpretation by guys who will do anything to sell their hot ammo.

SAAMI and +P

SAAMI stands for Small Arms Ammunition Manufacturer's Institute. It is an organization in which member companies establish standards for the production of all types of commercial ammunition.

Hornady Superformance Ammunition

Speed and performance don’t have to be painful.

Why Do Guns Work?

Ammo and gun companies share technical data through a group called SAAMI.

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