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An Important Coronavirus Message From Our CFO

To our Steyr Family,First and foremost, the entire Steyr team hope that you and your loved ones are safe and in good health.As you well know, the COVID-19 pandemic is causing massive disruption impacting lives, the economy, and businesses.These are … Continue reading

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Steyr A2 MF Pistol Starts Shipping to Dealers Next Week

    The A2 MF series brings the Steyr pistol line into the modern world and beyond sporting new features and a redesigned frame. The new grip module features a re-contoured grip and the addition of modular grip panels offered … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms Supports Our Men and Women in Blue

  BESSEMER, Ala. (June 18, 2019) — The folks at Steyr Arms USA know that the men and women of law enforcement not only need but deserve the very best in training. To assist them, the company is opening its … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms USA Kicks Off Huge Sales on Thanksgiving Day

BESSEMER, Ala. (Nov. 20, 2018) — Steyr Arms USA announced a five-day web sale that will run from Thanksgiving Day, Nov. 22, through Cyber Monday, Nov. 26. The sale will include all four of its brands: Steyr, Merkel, JAGDHUND and … Continue reading

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Corvus Defensio AUG Products Now Available from Steyr Arms

    BESSEMER, Ala. (Oct. 23, 2018) — Steyr Arms announced its exclusive importation partnership with Corvus Defensio at the SHOT Show, and the company had some of the AUG enhancement parts on display. The first of those parts have … Continue reading

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Steyr Logoed Gun Cases by Drago

  BESSEMER, Ala. (May 14, 2018) — Steyr Arms announced the availability of a new Steyr logoed Drago 36-inch soft gun case today. Ideal sized for safely transporting your Steyr AUG and pistols to and from the range, this case … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms Announces Fall/Winter 2017 Consumer Rebate

Fall/Winter 2017 Consumer Rebate We’re announcing our biggest Consumer Rebate ever: Steyr Arms and Merkel USA are proud to offer rebates up to $1000 on select products October 1st through December 31st, 2017! See all rebate offers listed below or click here for details. Featured … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms Celebrates 40 Years of the AUG with the Anniversary Edition STG 77

BESSEMER, Ala. (Aug. 7, 2017) — Designed in 1977 and introduced the following year, the legendary short-stroke, gas-piston-operated Steyr AUG was immediately adopted as the standard battle rifle of the Austrian Army under the StG.77 (Sturmgewehr 77) name. To commemorate … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms to Conduct its Fourth Annual Open House and Factory-Direct Sale

BESSEMER, Ala. (July 13, 2017) — Steyr Arms will hold a three-day Open House and Factory-Direct Sale of Steyr and Merkel firearms as well as JAGDHUND and X JAGD clothing lines at its Bessemer, Ala. headquarters on July 20 to … Continue reading

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Steyr M9-A1 Pistol Now Available in OD Green

Steyr M9-A1 Pistol Now Available in OD Green BESSEMER, Ala. (July 5, 2017) — Steyr Arms announced the introduction of its M9-A1 pistol with an OD Green grip frame today. OD Green has been a staple color for Steyr’s polymer … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms Introduced A New Extended Rail For The M1 AUG

First seen at SHOT Show 2017, this AUG Extended Rail is NOW AVAILABLE! You can get it as FREE option when purchasing an AUG A3 M1, or you can purchase the rail separately. This picatinny rail is compatible with all … Continue reading

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Merkel Officially Launches Its MHR 16 Bolt-Action Rifle in the U.S.

  BESSEMER, Ala. (Jan. 4, 2017) — Last year, legendary German firearms manufacturer Merkel tested the waters of the American market with the company’s first exceptionally affordable bolt-action rifle. The market responded very positively to this rifle, which combines the … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms’ Black Friday/Cyber Monday Specials

Steyr Arms announced today that the company’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday specials will begin tonight at midnight, CDT, and will continue until Monday at midnight. Every item in the Steyr store at http://www.steyrarms.com will be marked down at least … Continue reading

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The PMAG 30 AUS GEN M3 Window is a 30-round 5.56×45 NATO polymer magazine for Steyr® AUG/F88/F90 compatible weapons that features transparent windows to allow rapid visual identification of approximate number of rounds remaining. Similar to the GEN M3 PMAG … Continue reading

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New Zealand MoD Selects LMT CQB-16 To Replace The Steyr A1

Lewis Machine and Tool (LMT)  was selected as the preferred vendor in New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) Individual Weapon Replacement program. LMT will be supplying the NZDF with its CQB-16 5.56mm rifle. Trials were conducted from 2 March 2015 to … Continue reading

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Steyr SSG Carbon Is Now Shipping

(July 21, 2015) — Steyr Arms has announced that its newest SSG rifle—wearing an advanced carbon-fiber stock—has landed in America. Initially introduced at the 2014 SHOT Show, the exceptionally accurate, innovative and moderately-priced SSG Carbon rifle was met with an … Continue reading

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Steyr has been producing the SSG 69 for 40 years. Over that time it acquired a reputation for being one of the most sought out sniper rifles on the market. This was particularly true for models with the second set … Continue reading

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If military optics had a Who’s Who, Hensoldt would be at the top of that list. I fully recognize the existence of exceptional quality optics in the market; however, if the day comes when I look out of my kitchen … Continue reading

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  I’ve always been a fan of Steyr HS .50, it was possibly one of the most accurate .50BMGs on the market. The rifle has a cold hammer forged barrel that turned the HS .50 into a tack driver. The … Continue reading

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Wes Doss To Appear At Steyr Arms Booth During Shot Show 2015

Khyber Interactive Associates, a world-class emergency response training, research and consulting company, today announced that Khyber founder and President Wes Doss will be a featured guest and highlighted speaker in the Steyr Arms booth at the 2015 SHOT Show, Jan. … Continue reading

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The New Steyr AUG A3 M1 Is Now At Stores

Steyr Arms announced today that it has begun shipping the new multi-configurable M1 variant of the AUG A3 bullpup rifle platform to dealers and distributors. Utilizing an optics attachment platform similar to the rare and much-sought-after AUG A2, the AUG … Continue reading

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New Zealand Defence Forces Would Like A New Rifle By 2016

Defence Minister Jonathan Coleman has received approval from New Zealand’s government to move ahead with a competitive tender process to purchase a COTS rifle to replace the Steyr AUGs currently in use. A total of 8,800 rifles will be purchased … Continue reading

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Steyr Arms Factory Direct Two Day Only Sale!

  Bessemer, AL (July 16, 2014)—Steyr Arms, one of the world’s oldest and most prestigious firearms manufacturers, will hold an unprecedented two-day factory-direct sale of Steyr, Merkel and select Anschutz firearms at its new headquarters in Bessemer. The company, located … Continue reading

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SHOT SHOW 2014–Steyr Arms

I have been a great fan of Steyr firearms for many years. As a young man, my first hunting rifle was a used Steyr Mannlicher with a set trigger. I have also been a staunch supporter of the Steyr AUG … Continue reading

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Steyr’s AUG/A3 SA 5.56 x 45

I had a great visit with the folks from Steyr while at SHOT SHOW 2013, in Las Vegas. I’m excited about their rendition of the new AUG bullpup carbine, the AUG/A3. The AUG (Armee Universal Gewehr, or universal army rifle)  … Continue reading

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Wes Doss To Conduct Tactics Seminar in the Steyr Arms Booth at SHOT Show.

Steyr Arms has announced that Khyber Interactive Associates founder and President Wes Doss, Ph.D., will be at the Steyr booth (#10246) Wednesday, Jan. 16, at 1 p.m. during the 2013 SHOT Show in Las Vegas to present a tactical seminar. … Continue reading

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Steyr’s New STM556

By: Sal Palma It appears Steyr Mannlicher has made a conscious course change; abandoning the bullpup track with its new STM556 carbine. I can’t say that I blame them given the irrational phobia surrounding bullpup architectures, like the very fine Israeli … Continue reading

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Reader Question – What Do You Think of the Steyr AUG?

Thank you for your question and for visiting The FOG HORN. The short answer to your question is I love it! In my view, it’s probably one of the best carbines in use today. Here’s a short video I shot … Continue reading

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