Green Laser For Glock 42 from Viridian


Minneapolis, MN – September 16, 2014

The groundbreaking REACTOR® series launched in 2013 is expanding rapidly and now fits the hot-selling GLOCK 42.  Viridian’s R5-G42 is the first and only green laser for the GLOCK 42.  Since pioneering the first commercially-available green laser designed for pistols, Viridian has led the industry with technological breakthroughs and has done it again with the new GLOCK 42 model.  Like other REACTOR® models, this model automatically ignites instantly when drawn from holster!

Viridian Green Laser for Glock 42
Viridian Green Laser for Glock 42

Only the REACTOR® Series from Viridian offers ECR® INSTANT-ON™, includes a free holster, has a bi-color battery indicator, and multiple modes of operation.  “It really is the perfect product!  Everything you need and nothing you don’t.”, said Viridian President Brian Hedeen.  He continued, “Traditional activation buttons and switches aren’t needed when you are armed with our superior technology – a laser that turns on the instant you draw.”

Glock 42 equipped with Viridian R5-G42 Laser and Hybrid Holster
Glock 42 equipped with Viridian R5-G42 Laser and Hybrid Holster

The R5-G42 includes a free hybrid holster.  Constructed of leather and polymer, it offers the best of both worlds.  Additional holster options are available from many leading holster manufacturers.

The R5-G42 is now shipping.  Contact major distributors or call Viridian at 1-800-990-9390 to order.

The R5-G42 joins a rapidly growing product line.  Additional fits in the REACTOR® family are:


Model Description
R5-G42 Green laser for Glock 42
R5-LCP Green laser for Ruger LCP
R5-R-LCP Red laser for Ruger LCP
RTL-LCP Tactical light for Ruger LCP
R5-LC9 Green laser for Ruger LC9/LC9s/LC380
R5-R-LC9 Red laser for Ruger LC9/LC9s/LC380
RTL-LC9 Tactical light for Ruger LC9/LC9s/LC380
R5-SHIELD Green laser for S&W M&P Shield
R5-R-SHIELD Red laser for S&W M&P Shield
RTL-SHIELD Tactical light for S&W M&P Shield
R5-KAHR 9/40 Green laser for Kahr Arms 9mm and .40S&W


Viridian® is the fastest growing laser sight manufacturer in the nation, responsible for a number of industry-leading product innovations in green and red laser sights, taclights, ECR™ Instant-On™ technology, TacLoc® holsters, and shooting accessories. Headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota, Viridian® is devoted to utilizing cutting-edge technology to offer compact, powerful self-defense products for the civilian, military, and law enforcement markets. Viridian products are designed and built in the USA.