What Ammo Does the Glock 17 Use?

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The Glock 17 semi-automatic pistol shoots the 9x19mm or 9x19mm SD round, also known as 9mm Parabellum. This is standard issue law enforcement and military cartridges, popular and easily available around the world. 

Considered to be the best 9mm pistol ever made, the Glock 17 is your rags to riches gun, with a backstory that speaks of tenacity. 

Features That Made the 9mm Glock 17 Pistol a Winner

There have been true and claimed capabilities attached to the Glock 17 in 9mm. This pistol is found everywhere in the world, in service with many government agencies, armed forces, and countless civilian self-defenders.

Designed by Gaston Glock in the early 80s, the Glock platform has proven an innovative handgun since being adopted by the Austrian army in 1982. 

It’s the most simplistic and reliable striker fired pistol, delivering short recoil for a hot 9mmParabellum or 9x19mm SD round. The infallibility of the safe action trigger systems present on Glock 17s makes it a dependable companion in high stress shooting scenarios. 

Tenifer Treated Frame

This handguns Tenifer treated frame is resistant to shock, extreme temperatures, or corrosive liquids. Resistance to rust and wear is further enhanced in the barrel and its milled steel slide with black Tenifer finish. 

When you carry a Glock 17 concealed close to body position, its polymer frame and Tenifer treated parts do not corrode from humidity due to perspiration.

You can hang this pistol in a holster outside its gun case for extended periods.