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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 between the French and Austrian troops on the Grimsel pass. The prizes' table with an automatic or semi-automatic assault rifle SG 550 for the best shooter, diverse cups, quartz prizes with soldiers figurines and flowers’ wreaths. 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. Quartz is a mineral composed of silicon and oxygen atoms in a continuous framework of SiO4 silicon–oxygen tetrahedra, with each oxygen being shared between two tetrahedra, giving an overall chemical formula of SiO2. 14.08.2017 © 2017 Didier Ruef