News GLOCK Founder Gaston Glock Has Died: 1929-2023 David Lane December 27, 2023 Join the Conversation GLOCK announced today that their founder, Gaston Glock, died Wednesday, December 27th 2023 at the age of 94. Founded in 1963, GLOCK was revolutionary in the development of polymer firearms. The GLOCK has become synonymous with hard-use pistols for law enforcement, military, and civilians worldwide. “With visionary foresight, Gaston Glock built his company and made it a world leader with the internationally valued GLOCK Perfection. Until the very end, he was responsible for the strategic direction of the GLOCK group of companies and its employees,” a statement from GLOCK said. Glock “took foresight to ensure the continuation and stability of the company,” the company wrote. “Gaston Glock’s life’s work will continue in his spirit in the future.” Gaston Glock was an entrepreneur and engineer of the highest caliber. Mr. Glock is survived by three children and his wife, Kathrin Tschikof. He is also survived by his former wife, Helga Glock. Explore RECOILweb:The Ashley Update: Deinstallation Done in Four DaysSig P365 11-Round Subcompact EDC PistolSHOT16: Badger Ordnance M134 CPRCrossBreed Reversible Nylon Belt NEXT STEP: Download Your Free Target Pack from RECOILFor years, RECOIL magazine has treated its readers to a full-size (sometimes full color!) shooting target tucked into each big issue. Now we've compiled over 50 of our most popular targets into this one digital PDF download. From handgun drills to AR-15 practice, these 50+ targets have you covered. Print off as many as you like (ammo not included). Get your pack of 50 Print-at-Home targets when you subscribe to the RECOIL email newsletter. We'll send you weekly updates on guns, gear, industry news, and special offers from leading manufacturers - your guide to the firearms lifestyle.You want this. Trust Us.