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.380 Pocket Pistol Added to Glock Line

January 06, 2014  | 

The .380 caliber G42 is the smallest pistol ever made by Glock.
The .380 caliber G42 is the smallest pistol ever made by Glock.

Glock Inc. announced today the launch of the company’s first pocket pistol, the .380 caliber Glock 42.

“This slimline subcompact pistol is able to withstand the rigors of any situation,” said Glock Vice President Josh Dorsey. “It’s safe, simple and fast. The G42 is a Glock in every sense.”

The G42 uses the same Safe Action System found in all Glock pistols. It will debut at the SHOT Show next week.


G42 Pistol

Caliber: .380

Capacity: 6 rounds

Action: Striker-fired Safe Action System

Length (overall): 5.94 inches

Length (slide cpl.): 5.75 inches

Width: 0.94 inches

Height (with magazine): 4.13 inches

Barrel Length: 3.25 inches

Weight (empty): 12.35 ounces

Trigger Pull: ~5.62 pounds


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