2019 SHOT Show Primer: Glock 45 9 mm Pistol

It gets a little confusing ... a Glock 45 is not a .45, but a 9 mm pistol that was born out of the U.S. Army's MHS pistol trials. To clear it all up, American Rifleman’s Joe Kurtenbach was offered an early look at the new Glock 45, and does a great job of walking through this gun's evolution. Though at first glance the pistol simply resembles a black Glock 19X, there are a few more subtle differences than at first meet the eye. For more, check out this 2019 SHOT Show primer.

Additional Reading: Glock Introduces Compact Crossover G45 


The Armed Citizen
The Armed Citizen

The Armed Citizen® July 26, 2021

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

Preview: Springfield Hellcat 15-Round Magazine

Do you have a hungry Hellcat? Check out this latest enhancement for Springfield Armory’s micro-compact pistol.

Straight-Pull Shooter: The Savage Impulse

Fast to operate, accurate on target and possessing a modular design that’s configurable for either right- or left-handed shooters, the Savage Impulse sets a new standard for affordability in the rarified realm of straight-pull rifles.

Friends of NRA Raises $1 Billion For The NRA Foundation

The Friends of NRA program, a grassroots support network, reached a significant milestone of $1 billion raised for the NRA Foundation.

At The Range: Ruger LCP MAX

American Rifleman staff take to the range the latest update in Ruger’s concealed carry lineup, a semi-automatic that offers lightweight, pocket-size security with increased capacity and improved functionality of original LCP designs.

Preview: Steiner TOR Fusion

A melding of the company’s TOR Torch light and TOR Mini laser lines, the aptly named Steiner TOR Fusion is a rail-mounted light/laser module with a number of advanced features.


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