A new rifle takes the best attributes of two rifles and rolls them in to one, Tom Beckstrand tells you more about it in his article “Review: SIG Sauer MCX”. Learn about what they needed this rifle to be in order for it to be effective as well as what the designers considered to be the hardest part of the design.
- The SIG Sauer MCX project started at SIG Sauer in 2011.
- Design work on both the new rifle and cartridge proceeded throughout 2010 but in 2011 Kevin and Ethan left the company.
- From the beginning the SIG Sauer MCX was designed to run with a suppressor.
“SIG Sauer has identified the best characteristics of each of those two rifles, improved them and rolled it all into one tight little package called the SIG Sauer MCX.”