GLOCK INTRODUCED TO THE U.S. MARKET
The engineering, innovations, and durability of GLOCK pistols immediately capture the attention of both the U.S. law enforcement and commercial markets.
GLOCK DEVELOPS THE G18 PISTOL
GLOCK develops the G18 "Select Fire" machine pistol - the smallest machine pistol in the world.
G19, G17L & 2ND GEN INTRODUCED
Production begins on the GLOCK 19 Compact, and GLOCK 17L competition pistols.
"Second Generation" pistols are introduced. To meet American ATF regulations, a steel plate with a stamped serial number was embedded into the receiver in front of the trigger guard
2,000 US POLICE CARRY GLOCK
More than 350,000 pistols have been sold since 1982, and approximately 2,000 U.S. police departments are carrying 150,00
THE BIRTH OF GLOCK SPORT SHOOTING FOUNDATION
GLOCK Sport Shooting Foundation was established.
Production begins on the G20, 10mm Auto pistol, and the G21, .45 Auto pistol comes into series production by mid-year.
DEVELOPMENT OF SUBCOMPACT MODELS
Production begins on on subcompact models; the G26, 9x19, and the G27, .40. In addition production begins on the G25, .380 Auto.
3RD GENERATION INTRODUCED
3rd Gen pistols are introduced, with an accessory rail (called the "Universal Glock rail") to allow the mounting of laser sights, tactical lights, and other accessories.
2 MILLIONTH PISTOL SOLD
GLOCK presents the 2 millionth pistol at the Shot Show in Atlanta GA, USA.
Production begins on the “Slimline” model G36, .45 Auto, and the training pistol G17T AC, 7.8x21 caliber-now equalling 5 training models for different applications and environmental conditions.
PRODUCTION BEGINS ON TACTICAL LIGHT
Production begins on GLOCK Tactical Lights, and a complete product line of aiming and lighting modules—including visible and invisible lasers-is launched.
.45 G.A.P. CALIBER INTRODUCED
GLOCK introduces complete pistol line—standard, compact, and subcompact—in .45 G.A.P., delivering decisive firepower.
CELEBRATING 20 YEARS OF PERFECTION
GLOCK Inc. celebrates of 20 Years of Perfection in the United States.
5 MILLION SOLD WORLDWIDE
GLOCK reaches a significant milestone by selling a total of 5 million pistols worldwide. Production begins on the GLOCK SF (Short Frame) pistols in .45 Auto and 10mm Auto.
PRODUCTION BEGINS ON 4TH GENERATION
Production begins on GLOCK Gen4 pistol models in several calibers and sizes The Glock 22 RTF2 (Rough Textured Frame 2) (chambered in .40 S&W) was introduced.
POPULAR MODELS INTRODUCED IN GEN4
Dedicated to continuously pursuing perfection in engineering and function, GLOCK introduces the Gen4 pistol in the G17, G19, G26, G31, G22, G23, G27, G35, and G37 models.
SILVER ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATED IN USA
GLOCK celebrates its Silver Anniversary — 25 Years of Perfection in the USA.
1 MILLION IN RECORD SALES
In 2013, over 1 million GLOCK pistols were sold – a record-setting milestone for commercial sales.
GLOCK 42 & 41 INTRODUCED
GLOCK introduces the G42 in .380 Auto as well as the long slide .45 ACP pistol: the G41 Gen4
GLOCK MOS & G43 INTRODUCED
GLOCK introduces the best-selling pistol ever – the G43 single stack 9mm sub-compact slim line pistol.
GLOCK developed the Modular Optic System configuration for the G34 Gen4, G35 Gen4, G41 Gen4 and the G40 Gen4 MOS chambered in 10mm auto.
CELEBRATING 30 YEARS IN THE UNITED STATES
GLOCK Inc. celebrates 30 years in the United States. The G17 Gen4 and G19 Gen4 are now offered in MOS configuration.