Glock Book Chronicles A History Of America’s Gun (PHOTOS)
America’s gun might be considered the Beretta pistol, as it’s manufactured in Washington, D.C. The Society for Industrial Archaeology toured its manufacturing plant as part of a yearly meeting. It, the Beretta, I thought a good choice for the NYPD the largest in the land, though perhaps "now" rather than "then" when the Glock was selected. The Beretta has interchangeable calibers, i.e. different size bullets for different situations that might result in less "innocent bystander" injuries and deaths. If a .32 caliber or even .22 used in a subway there would be less chance of ricochet injury and/or penetration and into the innocent or "bullet proof vest" injuries. The other calibers are also available. A sidearm with different interchangeable barrels is what the modern Glock could/should also be working on, not plastic weapons undetectable to "remote sensing".
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