Will my Glock 17 shoot 9mm NATO?

Can I shoot 9mm NATO in my 9mm?

So that means if shooting a standard 9mm Luger caliber pistol using 9mm NATO ammo you are shooting a load of higher pressure than the gun is designed for. If you are shooting a 9mm Luger &P you are okay with the NATO loads. For the casual shooter, this means a couple of things: don’t put 9mm NATO ammo in older guns.

What ammo does a Glock 17 take?

The Glock 17 is a Semi-Automatic and Short Recoil Operated pistol that shoots 9mm Luger ammunition. With a maximum capacity of 17 rounds, the Glock 17 holds more than the average pistols of the same caliber. The average 9mm Luger bullet has 338 ft-lbs.

Is Glock NATO approved?

As a result, the Glock 17 became a standard NATO-classified sidearm and was granted a NATO Stock Number (1005-25-133-6775). By 1992, some 350,000 pistols had been sold in more than 45 countries, including 250,000 in the United States alone.

Can you shoot 9mm +P in a Glock?

What kind of ammunition should I use in my GLOCK pistol? Can I use +P and +P+ ammunition? We recommend using ammunition that is manufactured and meets SAAMI or other industry standards, and while some +P ammunition meets these guidelines, +P+ usually does not.

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Is 9mm NATO the same as 9mm?

To make a comparison, a 9mm NATO round would be like a 9mm +P round in terms of pressure. That’s the biggest difference. 9mm NATO is a bit spicier than 9mm Luger. It’s accurate and reliable, but it’s definitely snappier because it’s designed to hit 1250+ feet per second out of a standard pistol.

What is NATO spec 9mm?

Product Overview. Train harder with ammunition loaded to military specifications. Federal® 9mm NATO features military-quality 124-grain FMJ bullets loaded to more powerful, higher-velocity specifications than rounds typically offered for the consumer market.

Is Glock 17 centerfire or rimfire?

Almost all Glock handguns are centerfire, but it does make one model, the Glock 44, which is a rimfire . 22lr handgun. Glock handguns have become some of the most recognizable, widely used, and most popular handguns in the market.

Is the Glock 17 a good gun?

The Glock 17 Gen 4 pistol is one of the most reliable handguns on the market. Within the rental fleet at Shoot Smart, the Glock 17 is one of the most popular handguns used by customers. Even though the pistol is fired thousands of times, it maintains one of the lowest out-of-service rates of any handgun in the fleet.

Who uses Glock 17?

The Glock 17 outfits dozens of armies and hundreds of police forces worldwide. U.S. Army Rangers and Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command use the compact version, the Glock 19, and U.S. Special Forces—including the shadowy Delta Force—carry the .

Is the Glock 17 fully automatic?

As a true fully automatic pistol the G18 is one of the most specialized GLOCK pistols. With an external fire selector at the rear of the slide you can switch from semi-automatic to full-automatic firing mode.

G18 – Fully automatic 9mm firepower.

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1 LENGTH (OVERALL)* 204 mm | 8.03 inch
7 TRIGGER DISTANCE* 72 mm | 2.83 inch

Which pistols are NATO approved?

The next Generation of perfect pistols. The P-01 is now a NATO classified pistol and issued the NATO stock number NSN 1005-16-000-8619. The CZ P-01 is the culmination of several years of exhaustive design and testing.

Is a Glock 17 bigger than a Glock 19?

Glock 19 is effectively a reduced-size Glock 17; it is called the “Compact” by the manufacturer. The Glock 19 has a shorter barrel (by about half an inch) and pistol grip compared to the Glock 17. Since it is a smaller gun, it is more popular for concealed-carry uses.

Can a Glock 17 shoot +P?

All 9mm Glocks are rated for +P ammo. So yes you can shoot 9mm +P ammo out of a Glock 17. The gun was designed to meet standards that would include use of +P ammo.

Does dry firing damage a Glock?

Dry firing modern centerfire guns is completely fine (this includes most Glocks). The firing pin does not hit anything when released and no damage is done.