SHOT Show 2016 - Glock has added to new model to its Modular Optic System (MOS) series: the Glock G17 Gen4 and the Glock G19 Gen4, both of the in 9 mm caliber
In 2015 Glock had introduced their new line of Modular Optic System (MOS) pistols, with the models G34 Gen4 MOS, G35 Gen4 MOS, G41 Gen4 MOS, and the G40 Gen4 MOS.
Now, two of GLOCK’s best selling pistols are available with milled slides designed specifically to be adaptable to multiple optic systems without costly customization. The G17 Gen4 MOS and G19 Gen4 MOS are the ideal addition to the series as the market continues to trend toward optic-ready everyday carry and defense. Both pistols are chambered in 9 mm and do not differ in specifications from their respective standard models.
GLOCK Celebrates 30 Years in the United States
2016 also year marks the 30th anniversary of the introduction of GLOCK pistols to the US market. GLOCK, Inc., was established in the United States in 1986 and revolutionized the firearms market forever. GLOCK pistols are now the sidearm of over 65 percent of the law enforcement agencies across the U.S., and they are used in more than 50 elite military units worldwide.
“When I brought the GLOCK 17 to America in 1986, I could not have imagined or predicted the success GLOCK enjoys today,” said company founder, Gaston Glock. “Our pistols are the choice of millions for personal and home protection and target shooting.”
GLOCK has launched a year-long 30th Anniversary celebration. GLOCK has commissioned a limited edition of thirty hand-engraved G17 Gen4 pistols to honor groups and organizations that have contributed to the overall success of the company in the US.
The exclusive pistols will be presented throughout the year to exceptional individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions to the success of GLOCK. The engraved G17 Gen4 pistols carry a limited production serial number and come with a certificate of authenticity signed by Mr. Glock.