The Glock 22 is a pistol manufactured by the Austrian Glock company. The G22 is a Glock 17 slightly modified to fire .40 S&W ammunition.
The G22 uses a modified frame, slide, .40 S&W barrel and magazine but for these differences, the G22 is nearly identical in looks and size to the Glock 17. The G22 has a 15 round magazine capacity.
The Glock 22 through the years has underwent three major revisions since its inception in 1990 and current models are generally referred to as 3rd generation Glock 22s.
The Glock 22 is consistently one of the most popular law enforcement and sport sport pistols in the United States.
Agencies In Use
The Glock 22 is known to be currently issued by the following agencies:
* Detroit Police Department â€” Detroit, Michigan, USA
* Federal Bureau of Investigation â€” USA
* New South Wales Police Force â€” New South Wales, Australia
* United States Drug Enforcement Administration â€” USA