Nowadays it is difficult to see an elite police or military body that has not yet fallen under the spell of Glock. This Austrian brand created the first of its pistols in the early 1980s and there must be a reason why they continue to be the first choice by the most demanding operators today. This is, more or less, how the Glock 18C that we bring you today was born, at the request of an elite Austrian anti-terrorist group, the Einsatzkommando Cobra or EKO Cobra, who wanted an automatic version of the Glock 17.
The replica of this model that we have in our hands is manufactured by VFC for Umarex, who, having the licenses, provides the highest degree of realism (markings, 1:1 ratio, designs...) that we can find in the airsoft market.
The first Glock 18 was produced in 1986 (although some sources say it was in 1982) at the request of the EKO Cobra, it was a version of the Glock 17 with a lever fire selector on the left side of the slide that allowed you to select between the semi-automatic firing (top) and automatic (bottom). But its high fire rate (1,200 rounds per minute) made barrel elevation almost uncontrollable if not used with a cylinder head.
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