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Glock 43


Sub-Compact Semi-Automatic Pistol


Austria | 2015



"New in 2015 for the sub-compact, concealed carry gun market is the Glock 43 semi-automatic handgun."

Physical
The physical qualities of the Glock 43. Information presented is strictly for general reference and should not be misconstrued as useful for hardware restoration or operation.
159 mm
6.26 in
O/A Length
86 mm
3.39 in
Barrel Length
1.39 lb
0.63 kg
Weight
Semi-Automatic
Action
9x19mm
Caliber(s)
6-round detachable box magazine
Feed
Iron Front and Rear
Sights
Variants
Notable series variants as part of the Glock 43 Sub-Compact Semi-Automatic Pistol family line.
Model 43 - Base Series Deisgnation


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New in 2015 to the Glock semi-automatic handgun lineup is the sub-compact Glock 43 for those requiring concealed carry. It features a new single-stack magazine design which promotes a thinner grip and slimmer overall profile. The basic magazine is restricted to six rounds (matching that of any competing revolver) while the textured grip fits well in most hands for increased control when firing. A large magazine catch is showcased to make magazine removal a quick affair. The G43 utilizes proven features seen in previous Glock handgun offerings.

Dimensions include an overall length of 6.26 with a height of 4.25 inches. Width is 1.02 inches. The barrel is 3.39 inches in length and features a right-handed, hexagonal rifling pattern with 9.84" length of twist. Iron sights are seated at the front and back of the slide. Loaded weight is 22.36 ounces and unloaded weight is 17.95 ounces. The trigger pull is listed at about 5.5 pounds with a 0.49" travel distance. The standard six-round magazine feeds 9x19mm pistol cartridges.

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Operators
Global customers who have evaluated and/or operated the Glock 43. Nations are displayed by flag, each linked to their respective national small arms listing.

Contractor(s): Glock GmbH - Austria
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