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Defence & LE

CARTRIDGES

With the know-how and experience gained through the decades of rifle manufacturing, Sako Ltd has also a long history of being a supplier of weapons and ammunition to the Military and Law enforcement community.

Sako cartridges have always been an important part of our product portfolio. The start of ammunition manufacturing dates back to late 1920´s. With our manufacturing process, combined with independent ammunition R&D capability and testing facilities Sako is able to offer and develop ammunition for specific needs. Being a manufacturer of rifles and ammunition, Sako is able to combine the design and specification of the two resulting in the best possible performance.

Sako Military and Law Enforcement cartridge quality management is certified according to ISO 9001:2008 and AQAP 2110. International quality standards speak for the quality and safety of our cartridges.

Sako cartridges have been developed for maximum accuracy, performance and reliability. Uniform quality is achieved by using only components and materials of highest quality as well as by uncompromising quality control and continuous testing.

Military and Law Enforcement cartridges are packed to M2A1 metallic ammunition cans to meet military requirements. The box of 20 rounds exceed specification of MIL-B-3060E. It is labeled with caliber, quantity, and manufacturing date and lot number. All cartridges (Div. 1.4S, UN 0012) are packed according to International Air Transport Association (IATA) regulations.

Range cartridge boxes
0.223Rem
5.56x45 (.223Rem)
Name Training TSP OTM
Type 105G 163G 113G
Weight 3,2 g / 50 gr 4,1 g / 63 gr 4,5 g / 69 gr
BC G1 0,181 0,230 0,300
Twist rate < 1:12 1:9 1:9
Packing M2A1 metal case M2A1 metal case M2A1 metal case
Quantity 800 pcs 800 pcs 800 pcs
308Win
7.62x51 (.308Win)
Name Training TSP Bonded FMJBT OTM OTM SUBS SUBS
Type 120A 235A 139A 141A 140A 140A 137A
Weight 8,0 g / 123 gr 9,7 g / 150 gr 11,0 g / 170 gr 10,9 g / 168 gr 11,3 g / 175 gr 11,3 g / 175 gr 14,3 g / 220 gr
BC G1 0,330 0,410 0,500 0,480 0,500 0,500 0,620
Twist rate < 1:12 < 1:12 < 1:12 < 1:12 < 1:12 < 1:11 1:8
Packing M2A1 metal
case
M2A1 metal
case
M2A1 metal
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M2A1 metal
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M2A1 metal
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M2A1 metal
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M2A1 metal
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Quantity 400 pcs 400 pcs 400 pcs 400 pcs 400 pcs 400 pcs 400 pcs
300WinMag
7.62x67 (.300WinMag)
Name TSP Bonded
OTM OTM
Bullet 235A 140A 137A
Weight 9,7 g / 150 gr 11,3 g / 175 gr 14,3 g / 220 gr
BC G1 0,410 0,500 0,620
Twist rate < 1:12 < 1:12 1:10
Packing M2A1 metal case M2A1 metal case M2A1 metal case
Quantity 240 pcs 240 pcs 240 pcs
Training Traditional full metal jacket (FMJ) training cartridges are designed for limited range training. Training cartridges are designed to operate both bolt action and semiauto rifles. These cartridges have good accuracy in well-constructed firearms.
OTM Open tip match (OTM) ammunition represent the best possible accuracy for long range shooting. These cartridges are loaded with high BC hollow point boat tail bullet to achieve maximum accuracy performance.
FMJBT Traditional full metal jacket boat tailed bullet for long range shooting.
Tactical Soft Point - TSP Sako TSP bullets are designed for having excellent stopping power. Minimized risk for over penetration, designed for soft targets.
Subsonic - SUBS Sound suppressors with corresponding subsonic ammunition are needed for special operations when weapons needs to be fired as quietly as possible. These products needs specific data from customer which includes the manufacturer of weapon, barrel length and barrel twist rate. Special order only.
Projectile tested for metal penetration into ballistic gelatine with favorable results.

TESTING AND PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT

Sako represents the ultimate quality in factory-made rifles and ammunition. Today´s trained firearm professionals must be prepared to face a more critical situations than ever before. You get one shot and it has to be perfect.

Continuous field tests and ballistic laboratory tests will quarantee the maximum accuracy, performance, stopping power and reliability for Sako Military and Law Enforcement cartridges. Thanks to close co-operation with our customers, Sako can offer better solutions for future challenges and develop new products for demanding applications.

Sako represents the ultimate quality in factory-made rifles and ammunition.

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