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Old 01-20-2013, 06:37 AM
Jcordell Jcordell is offline
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Default British Army switching over to the Glock 17

After almost sixty years of using the Browning High Power the British Army is switching over to the Glock 17. Not being political here. Just thought some would findit interesting. The Brits are pretty conservative when it comes to small arms and this is a big change for them. They're not changing calibers of course, but still.

They said one of the big selling points was that the soldiers can safely carry one in the chamber, pull it out of the holster and start to shoot it without having to hit a safety lever or rack the slide. Evidently they've had some unpleasent experiences in Afghanistan

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