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US Army Awards SIG Contract for .300 NM and .338 NM Sniper Ammunition

The US Army has made the following announcement for a contract award for ammunition to be used in the Advanced Sniper Rifle, based on the Barrett Firearms MRAD:

Sig Sauer Inc., Newington, New Hampshire, was awarded a $157,300,000 firm-fixed-price contract for the production of .300 Norma Magnum M1163 ball ammunition and .338 NM armor piercing M1162 cartridges. Bids were solicited via the internet with three received. Work locations and funding will be determined with each order, with an estimated completion date of June 7, 2027. U.S. Army Contracting Command, Newark, New Jersey, is the contracting activity (W15QKN-22-D-0019).

2 Responses to “US Army Awards SIG Contract for .300 NM and .338 NM Sniper Ammunition”

  1. Seamus says:

    Now SIgneeds to release the Sig Cross rifle in .300NM and .338NM.

    • Greg says:

      .300 NM is da bomb, it’s what .308 should’ve always been, #20/20hindsight