SIG Sauer SSG 3000

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SIG Sauer SSG 3000 Patrol
SIG Sauer SSG3000 Patrol.
Type Sniper rifle
Place of origin Germany
Service history
Used by See Users
Production history
Manufacturer SIG Sauer
Weight 5.44 kg (11.99 lb)
Length 1,180 mm (46.5 in)
Barrel length 600 mm (23.6 in)
Width 95 mm (3.7 in)
Height 152 mm (6.0 in)

Cartridge 7.62×51mm NATO
Action Bolt-action
Muzzle velocity 800 m/s (2,625 ft/s) - 830 m/s (2,723 ft/s)
Effective firing range 900 m (984 yd)
Feed system 5-round detachable internal magazine

The SIG Sauer SSG 3000 Patrol is a bolt-action, magazine fed rifle chambered in 7.62×51mm NATO. It was developed in Germany. It is a common law enforcement sniper rifle in both Europe and the United States. The SSG 3000 was developed by SIG Sauer GMBH and is well renowned for its high quality.

It comes in two barrel lengths either 18" or 23.5". The Patrol models action is imported from Germany and mated to a USA made stock by SIG Sauer, NH.[1]

The SSG 3000 typically sold in the United States is known for having two stock options. The first stock was created by McMillan USA and is a robust fiberglass aluminum design. The second stock design is an aluminum bedded composite stock, of an OEM design.

Regardless of the country of final assembly, the SIG 3000 has an uncommon feature: the barrel can be replaced in under 15 minutes by removing the stock, three screws, and then properly reinserting the new barrel and screws. There are several vendors the make drop-in replacement barrels in 6/6.5 Creedmoor, 260 Remington, 308 Winchester, and other cartridges based on the 7.62x51mm cartridge standard.



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  2. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k "SIG-Sauer SSG 3000 Bolt-Action Sniper Rifle - Switzerland". 
  3. ^ ": Neue Vorwürfe gegen Sig Sauer wegen Waffenlieferungen in Krisenregionen". 20 July 2014 – via Spiegel Online. 
  4. ^ "Military Issued Sniper Rifles - Sniper Central". 
  5. ^ "Zemessargs vairs lupatas nelasa". 
  6. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 12 March 2010. Retrieved 25 November 2010. 
  7. ^ "Loading". Archived from the original on 15 December 2014. 

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