Subcompact | 45 Auto

GLOCK 30 Gen5

The G30 Gen5 in 45 Auto offers excellent out-of-the-box precision paired with the ballistic quality of this caliber. The Gen5 design of this small easy-to-shoot package combines a shorter trigger reach with a great magazine capacity.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - slide stop lever
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Ambidextrous slide stop lever

The ambidextrous slide stop lever makes it easier for gun owners to quickly safely and comfortably manipulate the slide wether they are left-handed or right-handed.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - backstrap
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Customizable frame size

Every GLOCK Gen5 comes with beavertail backstraps in two different sizes. The backstrap frame allows the users to change the circumference of the grip to fit their individual hand size.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - front serrations
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Front serrations (FS)

To provide a different look and an additional tactile surface.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 MOS - gen4 rough textured frame
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Gen4 RTF - Rough textured frame

The Gen4 proven rough textured frame surface is present on the Gen5 frame as well. It was designed to enhance grip traction, without beeing too aggressive.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - GLOCK marksman barrel
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GLOCK Marksman barrel

The GLOCK Marksman barrel (GMB) features enhanced barrel rifling based on the proven polygonal barrel design which delivers improved accuracy.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - loaded chamber indicator
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Loaded chamber indicator

Visible and palpable indicator as part of the extractor to show whether there is a cartridge in the chamber.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - high magazine capacity
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Magazine capacity

Depending on caliber and size of the pistol model high capacity magazines are available.

Note: some magazines might not be available in all countries due to legal regulations.

GLOCK G17 Gen5 - nDLC coating
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nDLC finish

GLOCK's nDLC provides tougher, more durable protection than previously used finish. The nDLC finish increases protection against corrosion and scratching and improves the ability of the pistol to function in adverse conditions. 
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - orange magazine follower
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Safety advantage through orange follower

The orange follower allows the shooter to clearly see if there are any rounds left in the magazine or not.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - polymer frame
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Polymer frame

The durable and lightweight polymer frame absorbs recoil due to the dampening characteristics of the polymer.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - reversible magazine catch
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Reversible magazine catch

The magazine catch of the Gen5 frame is reversible and enlarged towards the rear of the pistol. The reversible magazine catch is more user friendly to the shooter's reach and allows them to switch the catch to the left or right side of the pistol.
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - safe action system
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Safe Action® System

Three safeties disengage sequentially as the trigger is pulled and automatically reengage when the trigger is released. 

Learn more about the Safe Action® System
GLOCK G26 Gen5 - no finger grooves
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Versatility by removal of the finger grooves

Comfortable grip to a wider range of consumers, regardless of their hand size. 

45 Auto


Safe Action®

Mag. Capacity

Standard: 10

Barrel Length

96 mm I 3.78 inch


without magazine

675 g I 23.81 oz


with empty magazine

745 g I 26.28 oz


with loaded magazine**

955 g I 33.69 oz

Trigger Pull***

26 N

1 LENGTH (OVERALL)* 177 mm I 6.97 inch
2 SLIDE LENGTH 170 mm I 6.69 inch
3 WIDTH (OVERALL) 35 mm I 1.38 inch
4 SLIDE WIDTH 28.5 mm I 1.12 inch
5 HEIGHT INCL. MAG. 122 mm I 4.80 inch
6 Sight Radius POLYMER 150 mm I 5.91 inch
Sight Radius STEEL 149 mm I 5.87 inch
Sight Radius GNS 148 mm I 5.83 inch
7 TRIGGER DISTANCE* 72.5 mm I 2.85 inch

* FOR GEN4/GEN5 MODELS and G44: Check out the Gen5, Gen4 and G44 technology pages for medium/large beavertail backstraps (G19X and G45 see below).
Technical Data are rounded and do not reflect tolerances – they may be altered without notice! Subject to technical changes.
Dimensions GLOCK 30 Gen5