Every HOWA rifle, from the firing pin to the barrels, are perfectly designed, quality machined, fitted with exacting tolerances and all with superior hammer forged pre-hardened steel. Accurate, strong, elegant, and innovative are all qualities that define HOWA firearms. Dedicated to providing a better rifle for a better value, HOWA rifles are all equipped with outstanding technical features and innovation. While HOWA's beginning started in Japan, HOWA USA is operated under the parent company of Legacy Sports International and is headquartered at the base of the Sierra Nevada Mountains in Reno, NV. HOWA USA imports, builds, develops, tests, and markets all HOWA products to the United States.