Steyr Arms principles are Prestigious, Legendary, and Reliable. They were first established by Josef Werndl when he launched Steyr Mannlicher in 1864 with the production of the modern breech-loading rifle system. Josef Werndl’s drive to produce the most reliable firearms on the market is alive and well in Steyr Arms USA. We manufacture high quality guns, like the Steyr AUG, proudly at our American headquarters in Bessemer, Alabama. Forged in Austria, Proven in America.