SIG SAUER Offers Limited Run of SG 553 SBRs Pistols for U.S. Market

Updated 9/5/14: Sig Sauer has announced the the SBRs discussed below have SOLD OUT: Pistols are still available, see more on that offering here: http://tiny.cc/1m2plx

Swiss Arms SG 553 Short Barrel Rifle
Swiss Arms SG 553 Short Barrel Rifle
SIG SAUER
SIG SAUER

EXETER, NH --(Ammoland.com)- SIG SAUER, Inc. is importing a limited number of the famed Swiss Arms SG 553 short-barrel rifles and pistols available to the U.S. market.

These Swiss-built rifles have set the standard for reliability and dependability worldwide.

Built around the famed 550 series gas piston action, the SG 553 delivers the ultimate in reliability and function combined with the legendary Swiss design and attention to manufacturing details.

“The classic SG rifle series are highly sought among collectors and firearms experts,” said Jeff Creamer, SIG SAUER Executive Director and General Merchandise Manager. “For the first time in decades, the SG 553 is available in the United States in the SBR configuration.”

Swiss Arms SG 553 Short Barrel Rifle
Swiss Arms SG 553 Short Barrel Rifle

The SG 553 features a two-position gas valve, ambidextrous controls and hooded front sight. Chambered in 5.56x45mm NATO, the SG 553 has a rugged, durable Nitride treated finish.

The SG 553 is available with either the renowned Swiss Rotary Diopter Sight welded to the receiver or with an M1913 rail, for mounting any number of optics or accessories. Flip-up sights are standard on the railed models.

A Swiss-style polymer handguard keeps the classic lines of the SG 553 design. Translucent polymer 30-round Swiss magazines and a three-prong flash hider complete the package. The SBR features a side-folding, Swiss-style stock.

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About SIG SAUER, Inc.

SIG SAUER, Inc. is the largest member of a worldwide business group of firearms manufacturers that includes SIG SAUER GmbH & Co. KG in Germany and Swiss Arms AG in Switzerland.  This global network of companies gives SIG SAUER a world-class firearms knowledge base, unparalleled design expertise, and extensive manufacturing capacity, enabling the company to respond quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and the needs of its military, law enforcement, and commercial markets worldwide. SIG SAUER is an ISO 9001: 2008 certified company with more than 700 employees.  For more information on SIG SAUER, any of its products, or the SIG SAUER AcademySM, log on to www.sigsauer.com.

 

SG 553 SBR
Caliber 5.56mm NATO
Action Type Semi-auto
Operating System Adjustable 2-Position Gas Piston System
Trigger Pull 7 lbs
Trigger Type MIL-SPEC 2-Stage
Overall Length (Extended) 29.2″
Barrel Length 8.9″
Rifling 1:7
Number of grooves 4
Weight w/out Mag 6.9 lbs
Mag Capacity 30 Rounds
Mag Type Swiss polymer
Accessory Rail Optional
Features Adjustable 2-Position Gas Piston System, Three-Prong Flash Hider, Swiss Side-folding Stock with Removable Cheek Riser.
MSRP $4,194.00

 

SG 553 Pistol
Caliber 5.56mm NATO
Action Type Semi-auto
Operating System Adjustable 2-Position Gas Piston System
Trigger Pull 7 lbs
Trigger Type MIL-SPEC 2-Stage
Overall Length (Extended) 20.2″
Barrel Length 8.9″
Rifling 1:7
Number of grooves 4
Weight w/out Mag 5.9 lbs
Mag Capacity 30 Rounds
Mag Type Swiss polymer
Accessory Rail Optional
Features Adjustable 2-Position Gas Piston System, Three-Prong Flash Hider,
MSRP $3,792.00
  • Weights and dimensions are approximate.
  • Specifications subject to change without notice.
Swiss Arms SG 553 Short Barrel Rifle
Swiss Arms SG 553 Short Barrel Rifle
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