Why There Is No Gun Like a Glock (And Why the World’s Militaries Love Them)

May 15, 2018 6:15 pm nationalinterest.org
Why There Is No Gun Like a Glock (And Why the World’s Militaries Love Them)

In the intervening thirty-five years, the Glock has become the dominant handgun in a crowded field of competitors. Despite stiff competition from countries emulating his polymer design, Glock 17 handguns serve with such diverse forces as the British Armed Forces, the Swedish Armed Forces, Indian special forces, the Iraqi military, the Israeli Defense Forces and the Yemeni military. The Glock 17 outfits dozens of armies and hundreds of police forces worldwide. U.S. Army Rangers and Marine…

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