The Sporting Arms and Ammunition
Manufacturers' Institute (SAAMI) is an association
of the nation's leading manufacturers of firearms,
ammunition and components. SAAMI was founded in 1926
at the request of the federal government and tasked
Creating and publishing industry standards
for safety, interchangeability, reliability and
Coordinating technical data
Promoting safe and responsible firearms use
SAAMI Strategic Goals
Be the leading global technical resource regarding firearms and ammunition manufacturers' issues.
Maintain technically correct standards for terminology, performance, interchangeability and safety.
Create a forum for the introduction of appropriate new standards and policies.
Publicize pertinent SAAMI policies and standards.
Increase our public visibility as "the experts" in our fields.
To Create and Promulgate Technical, Performance,
and Safety Standards for
Commerce in Firearms, Ammunition, and Components