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Switzerland. Canton Bern. Guttannen. Every year, on August 14, the village of Guttannen organizes a shooting competition to commemorate the battlefield's memory from August 14, 1779  which took place on the Grimsel pass between the French and Austrian troops. More than 450 shooters (men and women) aim their rifles and automatic or semi-automatic assault rifles SG 550 on targets distant 380 meters. The SG 550 is an assault rifle manufactured by Swiss Arms AG (formerly Schweizerische Industrie Gesellschaft) of Neuhausen, Switzerland. "SG" is an abbreviation for Sturmgewehr, or "assault rifle". The rifle is based on the earlier 5.56mm SG 540 and is also known as the Fass 90 or Stgw 90. An assault rifle is a selective-fire rifle that uses an intermediate cartridge and a detachable magazine. 14.08.2017 © 2017 Didier Ruef