Glock 17

Striker-fired pistol challenge.

The Striker-Fired Pistol Challenge

A range test with three popular striker-fired pistols - Glock 17, Smith & Wesson M&P and Springfield XDm - reveals how this design became a winner.

Glock Deconstructed

New Book Reveals the Complexity of Glock

Recognized as the most influential firearms design in the past 50 years, the Glock pistol is the overwhelming favorite for both law enforcement and personal protection. Sweeney provides a thorough guide to every Glock model, highlighting the Gen4 improvements. He also shares a roadmap of the emergence of a whole aftermarket industry.

Which would you rather have: six shots of .38 Special or 10 shots of 9mm Parabellum +P?

10 Advantages of the Glock

What does Glock possess that makes it an enduring favorite among competitive shooters, law enforcement and armed citizens? Master gunsmith Patrick Sweeney reveals the Glock's top 10 advantages.