Last year GLOCK went small with the GLOCK 42. This year GLOCK turned 180 degrees in the other direction by releasing the largest piece of Perfection to date: the Gen 4 G10 in 10mm. This hand cannon will undoubtedly be well-received by both GLOCK desciples and hunters alike. I’m thinking this pistol will be good medicine for whitetails and feral hogs . . .
Jeremy did a video walk-through of this optics ready, 6″ bbl beast with a GLOCK rep:
GLOCK’s two press releases for the Gen 4 G40 and MOS system state:
The New GLOCK G40 Gen4 in MOS Configuration 10mm Pistol
Introducing the biggest and most powerful GLOCK to date! The G40 Gen4 in the MOS Configuration is chambered in 10mm and combines a full 6-inch barrel for an improved velocity with a magazine capacity of 15 rounds. The 6-inch barrel provides maximum velocity and increased terminal ballistics.
The G40 Gen4 in MOS configuration is a powerful yet easily carried pistol; perfect for the outdoorsperson, hunter and sport shooter. It is designed to give the handgun hunter the ultimate choice in semi-automatic gaming pistols. The 10mm cartridge is on par with the .41 Magnum and has proven to be more than capable of taking down game such as Whitetail Deer, Russian Boar and even Feral Hogs.
The 10mm round offers higher velocity for greater penetration. The elongated slide increases accuracy as the site radius is increased to a full 8-inches! It also ensures that the felt recoil is thus reduced.
The G40 Gen4 is configured in MOS (Modular Optic System), making it one of the most versatile GLOCKs in the line. The MOS is a specialized platform for mounting accessory optics to the slide of the pistol. The MOS gives the shooter the ability to mount the most popular reflex sights available on the market today. Reflex sight advantages include, faster target acquisition and enhanced long-range accuracy. Beginning in January 2015, the configured MOS versions will also be available for the G34 Gen4, the G35 Gen4, and the G41 Gen4.
If you are a 10mm enthusiast, this is the pistol you have been waiting for.
The New GLOCK MOS (Modular Optic System) Configuration
GLOCK engineers have developed the GLOCK Modular Optic System (MOS) to simplify mounting of popular optical sights without costly custom machining of the pistol’s slide. The GLOCK MOS allows the shooter to mount the sight of their choice, easily and quickly using only a few tools. The versatility of the system makes changing optics easy. The shooter is not locked into one optic since switching from one sight to another is as simple as removing the old sight, removing and reinstalling the correct adapter plate, then mounting the new sight. The MOS is offered with five different plate options to comply with the specifications of some of the most trusted optic manufacturers in the industry.
The advantages of optical sights mounted using the MOS are increased speed of target acquisition and target transition for faster times in competition, and improved accuracy at both long and short range. Optical sights are popular in competitive shooting and are becoming increasingly popular for concealed carry, home defense and target shooters.
GLOCK now offers four of the most popular pistols configured in MOS (Modular Optic System). The models that may be ordered in the MOS configuration are the G34 Gen4 (9×19 mm), G35 Gen4 (.40 S&W), G40 Gen4 (.45 ACP), and the new G40 Gen4 (10 mm). Specifications of these models do not vary from their respective Gen4 configurations.