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SAAMI Announces Ammunition Equivalency Online Resources

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) is pleased to announce it has added two new web-based resources. The new documents help clarify the interchangeability of certain ammunition in a specified firearm chamber, and identify the names of equivalent and historical cartridges.

SAAMI Accepts Three of New Cartridges

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturers’ Institute (SAAMI) announced the acceptance of three new cartridges this week—two designed for use in rifles and the other for pistols.

SAAMI Announces Acceptance of Three New Cartridges

SAAMI recently announced that it has accepted three new cartridges, included the 6.5 Weatherby RPM, 6.8 Western, and .277 Fury from SIG Sauer.

What Does SAAMI Acceptance Mean for a Cartridge?

You’re nobody ’til somebody accepts you—if you’re ammunition, that is, and the “somebody” is SAAMI.

SAAMI Accepts Two New Cartridges

In fall 2019, SAAMI standardized two new cartridge designs, one centerfire-rifle round and one shortened 12-gauge shotshell.

SAAMI Accepts 350 Legend Cartridge

The straight-wall 350 Legend cartridge, introduced in 2019, is now complete with SAAMI-approved specs!

SAAMI Accepts Two New Hornady Rifle Cartridges

Hornady recently developed two all-new cartridges for long-range shooting, and both were accepted by SAAMI as standardized rounds.

SAAMI Releases .224 Valkyrie Specs

The new .224 Valkyrie from Federal Premium is officially a SAAMI-approved cartridge with the release of these new specs.

SAAMI Adds FAQ Feature to Website

The Sporting Arms and Ammunition Manufacturer's Institute is now providing answers to frequently asked questions on its website.

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