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SSD was the only source I found reporting that the Glock 26 Gen 5 was also selected and that the acquisition of the handguns will be made through the $85 million CBP contract awarded to Glock in April 2019. Gun Control Myths by John R. Lott Jr. – Book Review, Brownells Optics Ready Glock Slide Review, Agile Training & Consulting Close Quarter Handgun AAR, KSG Armory Doulos Light-Bearing Holster Review, Stalked and Defenseless by Nikki Goeser – Book Review. Based on the existing CBP contract, the US Secret Service is going Glock with the 9mm G19 MOS Gen5, while USSS Special Operations gets the G47 MOS. Now, the Secret Service will become the latest federal law enforcement agency to switch and carry Glocks and may do so off the existing CBP contract. After more than 28 years, this moves the premier protection agency in the world to a 9mm Glock platform. Thanks, Patrick. The end result is a modular platform that doesn't require a chassis to be removed from the grip. $85 million CBP contract awarded to Glock in April 2019. updated TLR-7 switches shown at Warrior West 2019, Brownells Glock 19LS Slide Build | Mod Minute, Glock 44 Problems Already? The Glock 19 isn't the only pistol selected, the law enforcement exclusive Glock 47 will also be issued to Secret Service Special Operations. We were not able to officially confirm that detail, but I feel it is a reasonable assumption. While many of you have already read the news about the Secret Service's move to Glock, I wanted to spend some time talking to industry contacts to find as much information as possible rather than regurgitating the same information. Recently CBP issued an award to Glock for a never-before-seen duty 9mm pistol: the G47 Gen5 in 9mm. It shouldn't come as a surprise that the US Secret Service choose Glock 19 & Glock 47 pistols after CBP adopted the same guns back in April. “All of the studies report that the Glock is a better-performing, [better]-functioning gun and has less issues," he said. I do find it interesting that with the exception of the FBI's Glock 17M, most agencies are adopting a red dot ready pistol but not selecting an optic. I think the FBI uses the Ameriglo Agent sights with the "u" notch...the Bolds have a square notch, I believe. This switch is historic and akin to the New York Yankees baseball team moving to another town. Thank you for the heads up (even though I am a bit late to the party). Nice article. I feel I have a more secure grip on my Gen4 G26 with the finger grooves than I ever did on my Gen5 G26 which lacks them (so much that I sold it). I would wager a guess that the US Secret Service will also be issuing the Raven Concealment Perun LC for the Glock 19 / Streamlight TLR-7 combo, it seems to make the most sense in this role. An unnamed source informed us that the updated TLR-7 switches shown at Warrior West 2019 were developed at the request of USSS. Have you confirmed the USSS pistol will have forward serrations? Expansion of gambling in the US wins big at polls. Now, the Secret Service will become the latest federal law enforcement agency to switch and carry Glocks and may do so off the existing CBP contract. “From a mechanical standpoint, the trigger on the Sig Sauer is a much longer trigger, from the time you start pressing it to the point of engagement -- the time the shot goes off -- so the Glock has a shorter trigger, a shorter reset, less recoil and hence faster follow up [shots],” said Steve Minguez, a retired NYPD firearms instructor who worked with the Secret Service for several years when he was detailed to the NYPD Intelligence division's dignitary protection unit. It appears the U.S. Secret Service will initially purchase the 9mm Glock 19 MOS Gen5 TLR7. Personally, I don't like the changes to the grip the CBP opted for in the G26 & G19 because of the way the magazine floor plate tilts. The Hottest Gun of 2020: The Kimber Rapide Black Ice. The USSS & CBP guns will have the squared notch, not the U notch like the FBI contract guns. All of the information and [...]. As a result, some of the information we are going to share with you, while vetted, can not be officially confirmed by the company or Secret Service. That's Just Perfect, Glock 43X Coming Soon According To RECOIL, The Glock 44 .22lr Pistol ... We Think This Is It | Firearm Rack. Working on setting up a killer interview with some of those involved, if I can make it work it should prove to be interesting as hell! With both the Glock 19 Gen 5 MOS and the Glock 47 being issued to Agents, they will be able to configure the pistol in the Glock 47's full-size configuration, the 47's slide on the Glock 19 frame, or the 19's slide on the 47's frame. This was [...], The Glock 43X has been leaked to RECOIL by "a third party with ties to Glock's Austrian headquarters" earlier today. As we understand it, the Secret Service Glock 19 will be issued with a Streamlight TLR-7 weapon light, but the issued model will differ from what is on the market now. Railscales Karve P Review: Best Handstop On The Market? Some links on are affiliate links. For purposes of clarity, I consent to Athlon's collection, storage, processing, and transfer of my Personal Data and Non-Personal Data (as defined in the Privacy Policy) for the purpose of signing up for the email newsletter. “With a 9 millimeter, you could fire [a bullet] out of a 4-inch barrel and you’re going to get 1200 feet and change per second,” Minguez said. Using one of these links costs nothing extra, the retailer pays a percentage of the sale to Firearm Rack. That testing led the agency to decide to make the move. There was no red dot specified in the information we were able to gather, more on that in a bit. For the Secret Service, rumors say it researched and extensively tested the SIG Sauer P320 in 9mm, along with the Glocks. The Secret Service and Glock declined to comment on the move, but a federal official with direct knowledge of the deal confirmed the agency's plan to switch to the Glock 9 mm pistols. “The Secret Service has been one of the few agencies that has maintained Sig Sauer as a permanent duty weapon for more than 20 years,” said Donald J. Mihalek, a retired senior Secret Service agent and ABC News contributor. Other firearms experts told ABC News that such improvements in 9mm technology and ammunition in the past decade -- and the lighter, smaller size of the new Glocks – was behind the surge in recent years among law enforcement agencies in preferring the new Glocks. Adding just a little length to the G26 and G19 pistols, however, can cause those pistols to print more because their floorplates tilt the other way. Copyright © 2020 Firearm Rack All Rights Are Reserved. Undecided: When we'll know more about the presidency, key states and Senate races, Connecticut election worker tests positive for coronavirus, The Latest: China suspends entry for residents of Britain, Jackpot! That means Ameriglo Bold sights, the removal of the "toe" to allow Gen 5 magazine baseplates to be used, and forward serrations. Absolutely will! The US Secret Service Glock 19 will be a Gen 5 pistol fitted with the Glock MOS system, giving agents the ability to fit a red dot in the future. Turn on desktop notifications for breaking stories about interest? The FBI conducted a widely circulated study a few years ago documenting the positives of the new 9mm ammunition. The US Secret Service Glock 47 will be issued with a Surefire X300 Ultra. SIG Sauer partnered with an ammo company and, after some engineering and research, created the .357 SIG round. The new switches will address some common complaints about the Streamlight TLR-7 but sadly we were not able to learn when they will be on the civilian market. Sadly the Glock 47 appears to be available for agency purchases only currently. Post was not sent - check your email addresses! There is nothing to indicate that any decision has been made, but after further testing, it stands to reason that a micro red dot of some type will be issued agency-wide. Funding in this manner will assure that factual information is always first. The Secret Service and Glock declined to comment on the move, but a federal official with direct knowledge of the deal confirmed the agency's plan to switch to the Glock 9 mm pistols. Chambered in 7.62mm, 6.5 Creedmoor and .260 Remington, and with barrel lengths in 16,... by Tactical Life / A spokesperson for Glock said the manufacturer is currently contracted to provide duty weapons to roughly 65% of U.S. law enforcement agencies at the federal, state and local level. No official word has surfaced since news that the Secret Service choose Glock as their new sidearm. SIG wasn't discounted from consideration for the Secret Services new pistol, our information is that the SIG P320 was eliminated from selection due to a reason that was not disclosed. It appears the U.S. Secret Service will initially purchase the 9mm Glock 19 MOS Gen5 TLR7. The agency's move to 9 mm pistols as its primary duty weapon follows similar switches to the lighter weapon by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), the Department of Diplomatic Security Services (DDSS), U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) and numerous big city police departments, including the New York Police Department (NYPD), the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) and the Chicago Police Department (CPD). I have not seen that anywhere else. When we checked with a Glock Blue Label dealer, we were told that the Glock 47 wasn't even an option for individual officer purchase like the Glock M series guns. In the G47, like the G17 and G45, you can see how it points up mitigating the extra length of the floorplate in the canted position (imagine orientating the pistol canted on your hip under a t-shirt). Due to the late 1990s 9mm technology and performance, the round received criticism for its lack of penetrating ability and splintering effect if it hit a hard object. Regardless of what new information comes to light, we will absolutely keep you as up to date as more information comes available. In turn, this allows greater flexibility domestically and OCONUS. (MORE: This is what mental distress feels like: Experts), (MORE: Feds cite 'overwhelming evidence' against cop in alleged plot to kill her husband), (MORE: In fatal police shootings, race of officer not predictive of civilian's race: Study). Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment. I have read the Terms of Use, Privacy Policy, and Cookie Policy, and I hereby agree to those terms. We suspect that if the Secret Service does adopt a Glock 26, it will be the same one that CBP chose. “With the 9mm cartridge, you’re getting optimum velocity out of a short barrel,” he said. Mihalek said that recent model 9mm Glocks perform ballistically as well as, if not better, than their higher caliber-round counterparts. This maximizes concealment (when the pistol is canted). It shouldn't come as a surprise that the US Secret Service choose Glock 19 & Glock 47 pistols after CBP adopted the same guns back in April. Personally, I've had Gen3, Gen4 and Gen5 Glock 19 and 26 pistols, and although I prefer the latest incarnation of G19's (with the flush mag plate and without finger grooves or the cutaway in front of the grip), I prefer having the finger grooves on the G26 (with the Gen4/Gen5 grip texture). I am inclined to think that they are planning for the possibility of approving officers and agents to use an MRDS in the future. Again, given the professional attire that the Secret Service wears it stands to reason that the Raven Concealment Perun LC will be the holster of choice for non-operational wear, but the Glock 47's use is likely to be limited to tactical roles. It found generally that the 9mm rounds perform ballistically as well as, if not better than, higher-caliber rounds.


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