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The wait is over: the new Glock Gen5 pistols are here.

Based on the “M” pistol used by the FBI, the new and Glock 17 and Glock 19 Gen5 pistols sport more than 20 design changes from the Gen4 versions, with the following five being the biggest: The Glock Marksman Barrel (GMB), which utilizes a new barrel rifling to boost accuracy; the removal of finger grooves; an added ambidextrous slide stop for improved control and flexibility; black nDLC finish that is touted as being tougher and more durable; and the introduction of a flared mag well.

“The development of our Gen5 pistols was the result of the constant pursuit of perfection and a desire to meet the requests of the consumer market,” Glock VP Josh Dorsey said in a statement. “We have combined the standards of high-level performance and reliability with distinctive design enhancements to improve durability, accuracy, and performance. The benefits enhance the shooter experience at the range and in high-stress situations where fractions of a second matter.”

No word yet on the MSRP. In the meantime, check out specs and a couple of videos on these new Glock Gen5 pistols below. For more information, please visit Gen5.Glock.us.

Glock 17 Gen5

Caliber/System: 9×19/Safe Action
Length: 202 mm / 7.95 in
Height: 156 mm / 6.14 in.
Width: 34.00 mm / 1.34 in.
Length Between Sights: 165 mm / 6.49 in.
Barrel Length: 114 mm / 4.49 in.
Unloaded Weight: 716 g / 25.26 oz.
Loaded Weight: 911 g / 32.14 oz.
Trigger Pull: ~2.5 kg / ~5.5 lbs.
Trigger Travel: ~12.5 mm / 0.49 in.
Barrel Rifling: right hand, hexagonal (GMB)
Length of Twist: 250 mm / 9.84 in.
Magazine Capacity: 17 (Standard), 10/33 (Optional)

Glock 19 Gen5 Specs

Caliber/System: 9×19 / Safe Action
Length: 185 mm / 7.28 in.
Height: 128 mm / 5.04 in.
Width: 34.00 mm / 1.34 in.
Length Between Sights: 153 mm / 6.02 in.
Barrel Length: 102 mm / 4.02 in.
Unloaded Weight: 680 g / 23.99 oz.
Loaded Weight: 880 g / 31.04 oz.
Trigger Pull: ~2.5 kg / ~5.5 lbs.
Trigger Travel: ~12.5 mm / 0.49 in.
Barrel Rifling: right hand, hexagonal (GMB)
Length of Twist: 250 mm / 9.84 in.
Magazine Capacity: 15 (Standard), 10/17/33 (Optional)

 

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