SIG SAUER is showcasing its US Army Next Generation Squad Weapons Selection at the Defence & Security Equipment International Show in London.
Press Release, Newington, September 2019: SIG SAUER, Inc. will be showcasing the complete SIG SAUER weapons system selected by the US Army in the down-select process for the Next Generation Squad Weapons (NGSW), at the Defence & Security Equipment International show (DSEI) in London, September 10-13 at the ExCel London Convention Centre.
Displayed in the SIG SAUER Stand will be the complete SIG SAUER system, including the:
- NGSW-AR, Lightweight Machine Gun: a weapon with the firepower and range of a machine gun, coupled with the precision and ergonomics of a rifle. The SIG SAUER Lightweight Machine Gun is an ultra-light, medium calibre machine gun with AR ergonomics, and chambered in 6.8mm hybrid ammunition. Features include quick detach magazines, side opening feed tray, increased available 1913 rail space for night vision and enablers, folding tock, and suppressor.
- NGSW-Rifle: a lightweight carbine, chambered in 6.8mm hybrid ammunition that features a free-floating reinforced M-LOK™ handguard, side-charging handle, full ambidextrous controls, folding stock, and suppressor.
- 6.8mm Hybrid Ammunition: a completely new cartridge offering greater ballistic performance in a smaller package, that’s designed for increased penetration at greater distances with increased velocity and accuracy.
- Suppressors: a fast, easy quick-detach system for ease of use that’s designed and engineered to reduce harmful backflow to promote soldier and reduce overall signature.