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SIG-Sauer

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SIG-Sauer

NOTE: In the past, some IMFDB users have mis-spelled "SIG-Sauer" as "Sig Sauer". "Sig Sauer" is not the correct spelling; "SIG" is an acronym for Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft ("Swiss Industrial Society" in German), and thus, all three letters should be capitalized. Also, it is preferred that IMFDB users put a hyphen between "SIG" and "Sauer".


About

The German company SIG Sauer GmbH was formed in the late 1970's when the firearm-manufacturing division of Swiss conglomerate SIG (Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft, or Swiss Industrial Company) acquired and partnered with the German firm Sauer & Sohn. The SIG-Sauer line of handguns began in 1975 with the SIG Sauer P220. Prior to World War II, Sauer had been primarily a maker of shotguns and hunting rifles. During the war, they produced a handgun, the Sauer 38H, but afterwards had retreated from this market. With SIG as their partner/owner, the new company SIG Sauer returned to the business of manufacturing handguns.

American corporation Sterling Arms started to manufacture imported P230 in 1975 (whole two years before SIG-Sauer's own line started!), but exact number of guns manufactured is unknown and was probably very low. In 1985, after Sterling Arms departure from the market, SIGARMS Inc. was created as the American branch of SIG in Tysons Corner, Virginia to import the P220 and P230.

In 1987, SIGARMS moved to Herndon, Virginia, and in 1990 moved to Exeter, New Hampshire to accommodate new manufacturing. In October 2000, SIG, wanting to leave the firearm market and focus on its packaging operations, sold off their firearm subsidiaries to Michael Lüke and Thomas Ortmeier, including Sauer, Blaser, Hammerli, and of course, SIGARMS Inc. and SIG-Sauer GmbH. SIG's own remaining firearm divisions were also sold, creating Swiss Arms. These companies are now a part of the Lüke & Ortmeier Gruppe.

On October 1, 2007, SIGARMS officially changed their name to SIG Sauer Inc. The two SIG Sauers, while organizationally distinct, largely focus on the same pistols. Many weapons from SIG Sauer Inc.'s European sister companies are still imported into the United States by them today.

Information

Founded: 1975 (Germany), 1985 (United States)

Country: Germany, United States

Products: Pistols, Submachine Guns, Assault Rifles, Sniper Rifles

Guns

Pistols

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Produced Variants Image
SIG-Sauer P210 9x19mm 8 2010-Present
(SIG-Sauer version)
P210 Target
P210 Super Target
P210 Carry
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SIG-Sauer P220 9x19mm
.45 ACP
.38 Super
7.65x21mm Luger
10mm Auto
9
7 or 8
9
9
8
1975-Present P220 Sport
P220R
P220 Carry
P220 Match
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SIG-Sauer P224 9x19mm
.40 S&W
.357 SIG
12, 15
10, 12
10, 12
2012-2016 P224 SAS
P224 Equinox
P224 Nickel
P224 Extreme
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SIG-Sauer P225 9x19mm 8 1975-2000
2016-2020 (A1)
P6
P225-A1
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SIG-Sauer P226 9x19mm
.40 S&W
.357 SIG
15
12
1984-Present P226R
P226 Navy
P226 Elite
P226 E2
P226 SL Sport II
P226 X-Five
P226 Equinox
P226 ZEV
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SIG-Sauer P227 .45 ACP 10, 14 2013-2019 P227 Carry
P227 Enhanced Elite
P227 Equniox
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SIG-Sauer P228 9x19mm 13
15
1989-1997
2012-Present (M11-A1)
P228R
M11-A1
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SIG-Sauer P229 9x19mm
.40 S&W
.357 SIG
13/15
12
12
1991-Present P229R
P229 Equinox
P229 Sport
P229C
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SIG-Sauer P230 .380 ACP 7 1977-1996 P230 Stainless
P230 Two-Tone
P230 Blued
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SIG-Sauer P232 .380 ACP
.32 ACP
7
8
1996-2015 P232 Stainless
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SIG-Sauer P238 .380 ACP 6 2009-Present
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SIG-Sauer P239 9x19mm
.40 S&W
.357 SIG
8
7
7
1996-2018
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SIG-Sauer P245 .45 ACP 6 1998-2006
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SIG-Sauer P250 9x19mm
.40 S&W
.357 SIG
.45 ACP
.22 LR
12, 15, 17
9, 13, 14
9, 13, 14
6, 9, 10
10
2007-2017 P250 Compact
P250 Subcompact
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SIG-Sauer P320 9x19mm
.357 SIG
.40 S&W
.45 ACP
10mm Auto
12, 15, 17
10, 13, 14
9, 13, 14
6, 9, 10
15
2014-Present P320 Carry
P320 Compact
P320 Subcompact
M17
M18
P320 X-Series
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SIG-Sauer P365 9x19mm
.380 ACP
10, 12, 15, 17 2018-Present P365 XL
P365 SAS
P365X
P365-380
P365-XMACRO
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SIG-Sauer P938 9x19mm 6 2012-Present
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SIG Pro SP2009 9mm 15 1999-2002
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SIG Pro SP2340 9x19mm
.40 S&W
.357 SIG
10, 15, 17
10, 12
1998-2002
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SIG Pro SP2022 9x19mm
.40 S&W
.357 SIG
10, 15
12
12
2002-Present
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SIG-Sauer Mosquito .22 LR 10 2005-2015
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SIG-Sauer 1911 .45 ACP 8 2004-Present 1911 Carry
1911 Compact
1911 Ultra Compact
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Submachine Guns

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Produced Variants Image
SIG-Sauer MPX 9x19mm 10, 20, 30, 35 2015-present MPX Pistol
MPX K
MPX-SD
MPX PCC
MPX Copperhead
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Rifles

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Produced Variants Image
SIG-Sauer SIG556 5.56x45mm NATO 30 2007-2016 SIG556 DMR
SIG556 SWAT
SIG556R
SIG556xi
P556
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SIG-Sauer SIG522 .22 LR 10, 25 2009-2015 SIG522 SWAT
SIG522 Commando
SIG522 Target
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SIG-Sauer SIG551-A1 5.56x45mm NATO 20, 30 2011-????
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SIG-Sauer 516 Series 5.56x45mm NATO
7.62x39mm
30 2010-2019 516 Patrol
516 PDW
516 Russian
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SIG-Sauer 716 Series 7.62x51mm NATO 10, 20 2010-Present 716 Patrol
716 DMR
716i
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SIG-Sauer MCX 5.56x45mm NATO
.300 BLK
7.62x39mm
30
30
28
2015-present MCX VIRTUS
MCX Rattler
MCX-SPEAR LT
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SIG-Sauer MCX-SPEAR 6.8x51mm FURY
7.62x51mm NATO
6.5mm Creedmoor
20 2022-present
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Sniper Rifles

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Produced Variants Image
SIG-Sauer SSG 3000 7.62x51mm NATO 5 2000-????
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Machine Guns

Weapon Caliber(s) Capacity Produced Variants Image
SIG-Sauer MG 338 .338 Norma Magnum
7.62x51mm NATO
50, 100 2018-Present
(prototypes)
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SIG-Sauer LMG-6.8 6.8x51mm FURY
7.62x51mm NATO
6.5mm Creedmoor
50, 100 2019-Present
(prototypes)
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See Also

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