Glock 17 In 1980, the Austrian military announced that it would seek tenders for a new, modern duty pistol to replace the aging Walther PI pistols.
What does G17 stand for?
G17 stands for Glock 17
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Once they've bought, say, a Glock 19, you might suggest they think about expanding their "Glock 9mm wardrobe" by subsequently adding a smaller Glock 26, for days when the dress code has less allowance for gun bulge, and if they get into shooting, the longer-barreled Glock 17, which many find easier to shoot due to its long sight radius.
It was a Glock 17 that was a range rental at the gun shop where I was working.
BRITISH soldiers are ditching the traditional Browning pistol for the more sophisticated and deadly Glock 17 - as used by our police.
Police would not comment on the type of gun involved in the incident, but royal protection officers routinely use 9mm Glock 17 pistols.
Paul Venis, 26, admitted a charge of possessing an imitation firearm - a replica Glock 17 pistol - with intent to cause fear of violence.
Special teams of elite NSG commandos armed with Heckler and Koch 9mm MP-5 sub-machine guns, corner shot guns, Glock 17 or Sig Sauer pistols and poison-tipped knives, would take charge of the outer field.
Typically each armed officer will carry a Heckler and Koch G36 assault rifle that can fire 25 rounds and a Glock 17 SLP 9mm pistol, which carries 17 rounds.