J. G. Anschütz

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J.G. Anschütz GmbH & Co. KG
GmbH & Co. KG
Industry firearms
Founded 1856; 162 years ago (1856)
Founder Julius Gottfried Anschütz
Headquarters Ulm, Tübingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany
Area served
Key people
Jochen Anschütz (President)
Products rifles, shotguns, pistols, shooting accessories
Owner Jochen Anschütz
Website www.anschuetz-sport.com
Footnotes / references
Was defunct from 1945 to 1950 when the operation was moved to Ulm

J. G. Anschütz GmbH & Co. KG is a sporting firearms manufacturer based in Ulm, Germany, that makes rimfire and centerfire rifles as well as air rifles and air pistols for target and competition shooting, as well as hunting.[1] Anschütz rifles are used by many competitive shooters participating in the Summer Olympics 50 meter rifle events and is the maker of the standard biathlon rifle used at the Winter Olympics.

J. G. Anschütz old logo

The ahg-Anschütz company (a "twin" company from J. G. Anschütz) is mostly dedicated to the international trade of shooting accessories like shooting jackets and boots.

J. G. Anschütz company is also the major shareholder of the Austrian target firearms manufacturer Steyr Sportwaffen GmbH.


Current models[edit]

Biathlon rifles (.22 LR)
  • 64 Biathlon (bolt action)
  • Fortner 1727 Biathlon (straight pull)
  • Fortner 1827 Biathlon (straight pull)
  • Laserpower III training rifle
Small bore match rifles (.22 LR)
  • 54.30
  • F27
  • 1903
  • 1907
  • 1913
Match air rifles (4.5mm)
  • 9015
Straight pull hunting models
  • 1727 (.17 HMR and .22 LR)
Bolt action hunting models
  • 65 MP (.22 LR)
  • 1416 (.22 LR)
  • 1516 (.22 WMR)
  • 1517 (.17 HMR)
  • 1710 (.22 LR)
  • 1712 (.22 LR)
  • 1771 (4.6x30, .17 Hornet, .204 Ruger, .222 Rem, .223 Rem, .300 BLK)


  1. ^ "Anschutz hunting line".

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