SIG SAUER Expands 9mm Ammo Offerings

SIG SAUER 9mm ammo

When SIG SAUER jumped into the ammunition business, I didn’t know how long they would last. Even though the ammo market was white hot at the time, it seemed like a significant deviation from the company’s established product lines. Too many times, I’ve seen companies – both inside and outside the firearms market – deviate from their core products and fail.

However, with SIG SAUER, the company appears to not only be succeeding in the ammo niche, but significantly expanding its footprint to be a major player. Seemingly from day 1, the company has been developing and releasing new loads to the public: everything from handgun defensive rounds to rifle hunting rounds with ever-increasing practice and target ammo options as well. In the last few months, the company released hunting ammo for the .308 Win and the .223 Rem, match ammo for the .223 Rem and more.

The most recent expansion to the company’s line comes in the form of two new loads for┬áthe ubiquitous 9mm. Until now, the company offered three self defense 9mm loads, one each in the most popular bullet weights: 115 grain, 124 grain and 147 grain. However, the company offered only one FMJ round in 9mm – a 115 grain load.

SIG now offers two additional FMJ bullet weights: 124 grain and 147 grain. This gives shooters a better selection in finding a load that best matches their needs. According to the company, the new rounds shoot with a feel that is “almost identical” to the V-Crown defensive loads with the same bullet weight.

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  • Jeff Smith

    Awesome. Sig’s ammo line seems pretty solid and their prices are very reasonable. I’ve been finding their 9mm ammo for $13ish per box.

    Also worth noting, their 10mm ammo is loaded reasonably warm for FMJ ammo (180 grains @ 1250 fps) and also reasonably priced ($25ish per 50 pack).

  • PK

    I keep hoping one of the big names just entering the ammo market will come out with a 158gr 9x19mm load, subsonic of course. I miss the IMI surplus.

    • No one

      “In a surprising move today, S&W announced that they will be re-releasing a limited edition of newly made Mk. 22 Mod 0 “Hush Puppy” pistols.”

  • Ratcraft

    Excellent. I saw Buffman on youtube shoot the 10mm. Has a real 10 load, not 9 load in a 10 package like most. That being said I want a nice 124 gr that’s not 900 fps. Good move sig I will buy.

    • Jeff Smith

      Ditto. Their 124 grain is loaded to 1165 fps according to their site.

  • Edeco

    Hmmm, the 124 is apparently, nominally a little spicier than white box 115 or 124. If the price is right, I’ll take all the snarl I can get in basic ammo.

  • Will

    Sig just keeps getting it right.

  • jonp

    Good news. I have tried several of their ammo and have had good results. The fact they are priced under the competition is a huge bonus

  • derpmaster

    Good to see more 124 on the market, it shoots so much better than 115 out of my pistols and isn’t easy to find cheap.

  • Michael Frank

    SIG guns and optics do nothing for me, but at least they had the common sense to put out reasonably priced mid-powered 10mm ammo.

  • Pandaz3

    Most of my 9MM shooting is at the range, but I have stopped buying 115 grain as most of my SD ammo in 9 is either 124, 135, or 147 grain JHP. The NATO Standard is 124 grain FMJ with sealed primers and sealed cases at the mouth. I liked that Idea so I adopted it for us. The only Sig ammo I own is in 40 S&W, I have not shot any yet. Not a fan of 20 round boxes.