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SIG Sauer Announces SIG HT Hunting Ammunition in .223 Rem.

SIG Sauer Announces SIG HT Hunting Ammunition in .223 Rem.

SIG Sauer has announced that it's adding .223 Rem. to its SIG HT line of premium-grade rifle ammunition. The new offering, which is designed with hunters in mind, features an all-copper bullet that's meant to deliver deep penetration and consistent 1.8x diameter expansion.

The 60-grain .223 Rem. bullet has a muzzle velocity of 3100 fps and a muzzle energy of 1280 ft-lbs., which places it firmly in the varmint and predator hunting class.

"The accuracy and effectiveness of the SIG HT line of ammunition is quickly making it a favorite among hunters, especially those who shoot high-performance AR rifles," said Dan Powers, President of the SIG SAUER Ammunition Division. "The nose geometry of the SIG HT bullet is designed for superior feeding in these AR-style platforms, and we now offer SIG HT hunting loads in three calibers."

SIG HT cartridges are made with premium nickel-plated shell cases, and flash-reduced propellant is used to minimize visible signature while shooting in low-light situations. Premium quality primers are also used to minimize variations in velocity.

For more information, go to SIGSauer.com.

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