Both the World War II-era Steyr-produced MP40 submachine gun and the Steyr AUG modern combat riﬂe introduced comparably revolutionary reﬁnements into the art and science of gun making.
Hunting season is right around the corner! Are you ready? We sat down with Scott Irwin, seasoned hunter and account manager at Steyr Arms, to get a few of his best tips for what to do in the pre-season to get ready for opening day.
Steyr Arms, a subsidiary of Steyr Mannlicher, is the U.S. importer, distributor and retailer for Steyr hunting, tactical and sporting rifles and pistols. Since its inception in 1864, Steyr Mannlicher has focused on the distinct principles of reliability and prestige. Through decades of challenges, Steyr has continued to prove itself to be the most reliable firearms producer.
The Steyr “Armee Universal Gewehr,” or AUG, translated as “Universal Army Rifle” has been one of the most recognizable rifles in the world since its adoption by the Austrian army in 1977. Now for civilian use, the AUG is an icon among all assault rifles. Below is a detailed description of the assembly process Steyr uses for the 40th Anniversary AUG model.