Sig sg540 1
Country of origin



5.56 x 45 mm NATO

Overall length

950 mm

Barrel length

460 mm


3.26 kg

Magazine/Cylinder capacity

20 or 30 rounds

Cyclic rate

650-800 rpm

The SIG 540 is an assault rifle of a Swiss line. Used by many armies, it was the symbol of SIG Sauer , a company from Switzerland. France used it until it was replaced with the FAMAS; the Chilean, Portuguese, and Brazilian forces were also users of the SIG 540. Many forces in Africa still use this weapon. The SG540 is chambered for 5.56x45 NATO rounds, held in a 30-round magazine. It has a high reliability and accuracy.