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Firearms Training Evolves at SIG Sauer's Academy

March 2, 2011
The SIG Sauer Academy is rapidly becoming a must-train location. The Epping, N.H., academy once offered only basic handgun shooting and armorer courses. Now, it offers competition shooting and advanced tactics for police and military units, including active-shooter response and executive protection.

Long Guns: 2011

January 13, 2011

Just 10 years ago when law enforcement agencies went out to purchase long guns, they rarely looked at anything other than shotguns. Today, the AR and other military-style rifles dominate the market.

Handguns: 2011

January 13, 2011

All sworn law enforcement officers carry at least one handgun. Smart ones carry more than one, if they're allowed to. That's why so much of the handgun market is focused on providing cops with handguns.

P290 Subcompact

January 3, 2011
With a polymer frame and a stainless steel slide, the P290 is the smallest 9mm in the SIG line. Features of the P290 include a Nitron-coated slide, drift adjustable contrast or self-illuminating SIGlite night sights, single stack magazine for a slim profile, a double-action-only trigger system, interchangeable grip panels, and an optional integrated laser.

SIG Sauer P220 Compact Pistols

December 6, 2010

SIG Sauer has developed a new line of SIG 220 .45 ACP pistols: one model with a full-size SIG 220 grip and one with a shorter grip that is considerably more concealable.

SIG Sauer To Offer 556 Carbine In 7.62x39

November 24, 2010
The 7.62x39 was not developed for sniper work. Longer cartridges such as the Soviet 7.62x54 were developed for precision work and mimic our 30.06 and .308. The 7.62x39 is a relatively short cartridge case, but packs an effective punch.

Maintaining Accuracy With Rapid Fire

November 5, 2010
New Weapons blogger Nick Jacobellis explains the importance of accuracy in rapid-fire scenarios that may involve multiple combat reloads. At the end of this blog, Jacobellis gives you several effective techniques you can bring to the range to help achieve this.

SIG Sauer Introduces P290 Sub-Compact 9mm

October 28, 2010
The P290 is 5.5 inches in length with a 2.9-inch barrel and arrives with a six-round magazine. It weighs 20.05 ounces with the magazine.

Lights and Lasers: 2010

September 23, 2010

Green lasers are the rage this year in weapon-mounted lights. Why? If you were to set a green laser and a red laser side by side in a dark room, you'd hardly notice the difference. The green systems really shine in daylight or moderately bright environments. Our eyes see images in a defined spectrum from near infrared to near ultraviolet. Red is at the far edge of the spectrum close to infrared. But green is right smack dab in the middle of that spectrum, which is the most efficient frequency for the human eye. Read "Lights and Lasers: It's Easy Being Green."

Lights and Lasers: It's Easy Being Green

August 31, 2010

This year's offerings in lights and lasers include both red and green laser systems. They're getting more and more powerful, feature packed, and smaller, thus enabling use on concealable handguns while still providing retina-searing light levels.

SIG Sauer Launches Facebook Page

May 17, 2010
The goal of the page is to create a place for fans to interact directly with the company and with other enthusiasts, where they can discuss and review SIG's various products, its shooting team, academy and learn about upcoming events.

Running Up the Score

April 22, 2010

The purpose of this article is to pass on a few observations and suggestions that might help law enforcement officers and their employing agencies improve firearms training, especially for those officers who find it difficult to qualify with their issued firearms.

SHOT Show 2010: Best of Show

March 26, 2010

There was a lot more to see at this year's SHOT Show than backup weapons. Glock announced a major facelift of its duty pistols, Bushmaster launched a new combat rifle, and numerous companies pumped out cool police products. Here's a quick look at some of our favorites.

SIG Sauer Will Bring SIG716 Tactical Rifles

March 4, 2010
SIG Sauer's four AR-10 type SIG716 tactical rifle line will arrive in three barrel lengths and arrives with a fully automatic mode for law officers.

SIG Sauer P238 Pistol

February 28, 2010

In addition to being used for backup, the SIG Sauer P238 would be very practical for plainclothes officers who need a "deep cover" weapon or as an off-duty gun.

SIG Sauer Introduces Five Variations To P238 .380 Pistol

February 23, 2010
When it was introduced a year ago, SIG offered the P238 only in two-tone or with the corrosion resistant Nitron finish. The SIG P238 is now available in five new styles.

SHOT Show 2010: SIG Sauer's SIG516 Will Offer Select Fire For Officers

January 21, 2010
The SIG516 rifles are gas-piston operated with a three-position (four-position optional) gas regulator; the design keeps the receiver free of firing residue for optimum reliability under adverse conditions and extended firing.

SIG Sauer Enhances Ergonomics of P226 and P229 Pistols

January 12, 2010
The newly designed one-piece modular grip with improved texture reduces area in the back strap and overall circumference, providing a better fit over a wider range of hand sizes, according to SIG.

SIG Sauer's P250 2SUM Package Makes Two Guns

January 6, 2010
The Nitron-finished, 9mm P250 is ideal for duty, home defense or sport and the package includes the components needed to quickly convert it to the P250 9mm subcompact for concealed carry.

SIG Secures Federal Air Marshal Pistol Contract

December 21, 2009
SIG Sauer Inc. has announced it has secured a multi-million dollar contract to deliver pistols to the Federal Air Marshal Service. The contract provides the Federal Air Marshal Service with SIG SAUER's P250 Compact pistol in .357 SIG caliber.
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