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Springfield XD-S 9 mm

Springfield XD-S 9 mm

Thanks to its XD-S in .45 ACP, Springfield Armory was one of the hottest companies of 2012. The XD-S was so innovative that it went on to be named the American Rifleman Handgun of the Year. When you knock one out of the park like that, there's not a lot that needs changing, and Springfield agreed. So, for 2013, Springfield has rolled out a slightly updated version of the XD-S: except this time it's in 9 mm.

Nearly identical to the .45 ACP version, save for the 9 mm chambering, the XD-S 9 mm provides all the perks of the original design-just with a smaller bore and substantially less recoil than its "big" brother.

You can get a closer look at the Springfield XD-S 9 mm in the video below, hosted by American Rifleman Editor-in-Chief Mark Keefe.

Technical Specifications:

Caliber: 9 mm
Frame: Black Polymer
Slide: Forged Steel
Action: Double-Action Only
Capacity: 7 rounds (standard magazine), 9 rounds (extended)
Barrel Length: 3.3"
Overall Length: 6.3"
Width: 1"
Height: 4.4"
22.5 ozs.

For Further Reading:
Small Wonder: Springfield's XD-S
SHOT Show 2013: Springfield XD-S 9 mm
Gun of the Week: Springfield XD-S .45 ACP
Mark Keefe: Thoughts on the Springfield XD-S

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