The company was founded by Gaston Glock in 1963 in Deutsch-Wagram, Austria, where the original facility was located. READ MORE Facts About GLOCK Guns.
Other facilities include GLOCK Ges.m.b.H.Deutsch-Wagram, Austria, GLOCK Ges.m.b.H.Ferlach.Austria,
Tested and trusted by the best GLOCK s.r.o Bratislava, Slovakia, and GLOCK, Inc., Smryna, Georgia, U.S.A.
GLOCK, Inc. is based in Smyrna, Georgia and, as the first subsidiary of GLOCK Ges.m.b.H. LEARN MORE, was founded in 1986.
Mr. and Mrs. Glock are also active in the running of the organization.
In order to respond directly to the needs of our clients, each GLOCK pistol was designed and engineered. There is a particular reason for certain versions, although others serve a wider variety of uses and interests.
In 2013, GLOCK, Inc. started full production operations. All handguns made in the United States contain “U.S.A.” and engraved on the slide a tiny outline of the state of Georgia Read more Facts About GLOCK Guns.
The GLOCK 42 is made in the U.S. only.
In addition to black, a total of six colors are produced from the factory: Olive Drab, Flat Dark Earth, Combat Field Green and Grey, as well as two additional colors, blue and red, used for the production of training pistols.
The GLOCK 42 is GLOCK’s first manufactured single stack weapon. LEARN G42 More.
The GLOCK 17 was named after the patent number filed during the production of the pistol by Mr. Glock. LEARN G17 ABOUT.
GLOCK pistols also need to be properly handled and lubricated, but they are durable and resistant. Find out more about Repairs.
In the SAFE ACTION® Scheme, GLOCKs currently have three independent protections. READ MORE.
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The groundbreaking architecture of Mr. Glock passed a series of rigorous tests against domestic and foreign rivals successfully. The GLOCK pistol was adopted as their new service pistol in 1983 by the Austrian Army.
The GLOCK 17 soundly passed the NATO longevity test shortly after 1984. As a result, the pistol was chosen as their standard sidearm by the Norwegian Army, placing GLOCK on the path to being the favored sidearm of international law enforcement.
The company opened its U.S. head office, GLOCK, Inc., in Smyrna, Georgia, in November 1986.
The GLOCK pistol will soon be available in several sizes and will accept ammunition of various calibers. This combination, combined with Mr. Glock’s design’s simplicity and durability, revolutionized the market for handguns.
GLOCK handguns have been issued to over 65 per cent of federal, state and local governments in the United States.