In 1995 «Glock» released a "pocket" pistol Glock 26 chambered for 9x19 mm Parabellum.
Glock 26 pistols opened a series of ultra-compact family of Glock, allowing the owner to wear it discreetly under light clothing. At the same time, having a sufficiently high for this class of weapons, firepower and stopping power of the bullet cartridge used.
subcompact (Subcompact - compact) Glock 26 pistol is a modification of the basic model Glock 17, which is identical in design.
new gun was amended associated with shrinkage of the weapons. Significantly shortened barrel casing shutter, frame and handle. Due to the space under the barrel shortened modified return mechanism - instead of one return spring on a solid guide rod inserted telescopic rod with a spring on the outside and one on the inner tube. Front and rear faces cover-shutter rounded to the contours of weapons were not allocated when concealed carry.
| Caliber, mm || 9x19 Parabellum |
| Length mm || 160 |
| Barrel length, mm || 88 |
| height of the store mm || 106 |
| Width || 30 |
| Weight (without magazine / Equipment) || 0.560 / 0.740 |
| Weight shop kg (unloaded / Equipment) || 0.056 / 0.180 |
| Shop count. cartridges || 10 (12, 15, 17, 19, 33) |
Automatic weapons, as in the base model is powered by the recoil barrel with his short course. The barrel is locked due to the occurrence of the upper lip in the trunk box housing-bolt. Unlocking the bore is at lowering its breech down with the lower tide and breech axis during recoil barrel.
casing shutter having a T-shaped, made of a precision cast steel and subjected to a special treatment for improving the corrosion and wear resistance.
hexagonal bore with six grooves. Trunk as well as the casing shutter treated specially coated "tenifer».
udarnikovy pistol has a trigger mechanism, the so-called "safe action» (Safe Action), with 3 automatic fuses, including one - on the trigger. USM feature "safe action" is that during the recharge cycle gun hammer cocked only partially, while it is locked by a circuit breaker. Dovzvedenie impactor occurs only when you press the trigger, and the hammer is blocked from moving forward until the moment of complete squeezing the trigger. Thus, it is possible to achieve a monotonous effort on the trigger from the first to the last shot, which positively affects the accuracy. Standard trigger pull - 2.5 kg.
Sights open type mounted on the flat top surface cover-gate and include removable fly with constant sight. Normally fly equipped with luminous point and rectangular slot sight framed glowing frame.
power pistol ammunition is made from short detachable box magazine with 10 rounds dual inline staggered. In addition you can use on the magazine capacity of 12 rounds, and - at 15, 17, 19 and 33 rounds of models Glock 17, Glock 18 and Glock 19.
Shops from Glock 26
frame together with the pistol grip and trigger guard made of a high polymer material (plastic). Operational framework, which moves the gate-steel housing, reinforced with steel inserts.
short pistol grip gives emphasis only two fingers. To compensate for this handle is equipped with front and side recesses for the fingers.
Fixed to the tibia
All metal parts Glock model 26 processed on technology "tennifer» (Tennifer). As a result of this treatment, the surface to a depth of 0.05 mm around 69 acquires hardness Rockwell units (for comparison - industrial diamond hardness 71-72).
gun has the same qualities as the previous models of the family «Glock» - simplicity, safety in handling and ease of care, as well as a great resource of strength and very high reliability in harsh environments.
returns Glock 26 more than in large models with more weight and more ergonomic handles. Small knob does not support the little finger, which affects the accuracy. But with magazine capacity of 12 rounds, with the front cover with the protruding part to stop the little finger, retention becomes more stable.
The weapon has not
high initial velocity and energy of the bullet because of the short length of the stem, in consequence of that, to achieve high efficiency firing technique is recommended to use high-speed precise shooting lots of ammo and use modern expansive bullets. When using a magazine capacity of 12 rounds can produce four series of three shots or three series of four, which is enough for a quick stop attacking the enemy.
Compact and lightweight Glock 26 make permanent concealed carry comfortable and fatigue-free. Saving size of the trigger guard, the trigger pull of about 2.5 kg and provisions magazine catch allowed the arrows familiar with full-size models of battle «Glock» easy to learn "pocket».
Glock 26 pistol
mainly created for the consumer market, but has become an ideal compact weapon for law enforcement officers. At one time he was adopted by the Finnish police, the police department of Los Angeles, Special Forces, U.S. Army, as well as gained huge popularity in the civilian arms market of the United States and other countries.