RUAG Ammotec USA Inc.

.300 Whisper: Precise firing at 300m

.300 Whisper weapon systems have been much appreciated by special units for the precise and quiet firing of shots in the urban environment for over twelve years. The exclusive European supplier of ammunition of this calibre offers even more with the new supersonic version .300 Whisper SWISS P HV Styx Action.

At an operative range of approx. 150m, special police and military units use the powerful .300 Whisper primarily in urban areas against secondary targets such as alarm systems, fighting dogs or cameras. The deformation ammunition .300 Whisper SWISS P HV Styx Action (HV=High Velocity) widens the application spectrum and provides highly precise hits also at 300m. The range of ammunition enables the shooter to move from subsonic to supersonic by a magazine change within seconds in order to remain efficient and convertible.

Pascal Emmenegger, Product Manager: "The new cartridge features an optimized propellant in conformity with REACH and is also suitable for use in automatic and silenced weapons. It is very powerful, complies with C.I.P. requirements and has a constant muzzle velocity extending beyond the standard NATO temperature band". Thanks to its heavy and highly efficient bullet, this top-quality special ammunition of the RUAG SWISS P snipers' line penetrates bullet-proof jackets of SK 3 at 100m and is less dependent on temperature due to the special filling.

The cooperation with our partner Br├╝gger & Thomet, the leading Swiss weapons producer for this calibre in Europe, permits to obtain best results from the weapon system. The ammunition is optimally matched to the APC300 (Advanced Police Carbine) and the SPR300 (Special Purpose Rifle). Special units can use the APC300 as primary weapon and react quickly and with agility to changing scenarios with the three products. On the one hand the weapon is more precise, more silent and more powerful with the subsonic ammunition than an MP5SD. On the other it has approx. 30% more energy with the new .300 Whisper SWISS P HV Styx Action than a .223 Rem. And this not only with the same barrel length, but also less muzzle flash.

RUAG can supply the cartridge also in the version .300 AAC Blackout. The .300 Whisper varies from the .300 AAC Blackout by its 0.15 mm longer case, although the dimensions of the case shoulder are exactly the same. Thanks to the slim bullet shape the cartridges fit perfectly well into the magazines of 5.56 x 45 assault rifles. In future RUAG will also offer a solution for military units in the form of a .300 Whisper HV Ball (high-velocity with FMJ projectile) which doesn't deform.

About RUAG

RUAG is an international technology group for aerospace and defence. The head office is in Bern (Switzerland). RUAG has production sites in Germany, Austria, Hungary, Sweden and the USA. RUAG employs 7,700 persons worldwide, 5,000 of which in Switzerland, including 10% trainees.

RUAG Ammotec stands for a most sophisticated ammunition technology. The company develops and manufactures high-performance standard and special ammunition for Hunting & Sports, Defence & Law Enforcement, as well as pyrotechnic elements and components for industry in general.