New For 2022: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP in .45 ACP

by
posted on December 13, 2021
Springfield Armory Xdm Elite Compact Osp 45 Acp F

For fans of the .45 ACP, Springfield Armory now has a new option in its XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP lineup. Now, the XD-M Elite Compact lineup encompasses three calibers, 9 mm Luger, 10 mm Auto and .45 ACP, and each model is available with either a milled slide or an included Springfield Hex Dragonfly red-dot optic.

Like the other models in the XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP lineup, the new .45 ACP model feature an all-black finish with a forged-steel, Melonite-finished barrel sitting inside the forged-steel, Melonite-finished slide. Both models of the new XD-M Elite Compact are offered with a milled slide cut, and should you choose to go with the optic-omitted option, the gun ships with a contoured cover plate installed. Also sitting atop the slide is a pair of sights, complete with a fiber-optic front blade and a Tactical Rack U-Dot rear sight.

Each XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP is equipped with Springfield's META enhanced trigger assembly. You'll also find a Picatinny accessory rail on the polymer frame, as well as bilateral slide-stop levers and an enlarged magazine-well funnel that eases reloading. Two 10-round magazines ship with each .45 ACP model of the XD-M Elite 3.8" Compact OSP. Unloaded, the gun weighs 25 ozs. For the optics-ready OSP model, suggested retail pricing is $633, while the model that includes Springfield's Hex Dragonfly retails at an MSRP of $818. For more information, visit springfield-armory.com.

Latest

Springfield Armory XD M Elite 10 Mm OSP
Springfield Armory XD M Elite 10 Mm OSP

NRA Gun Of The Week: Springfield Armory XD-M Elite 4.5” OSP In 10 mm Auto

Watch American Rifleman staff on the range to learn about the 10 mm Auto-chambered XD-M Elite 4.5” OSP, one of the latest offerings in Springfield Armory's feature-rich lineup of Croatian-made pistols.

The Armed Citizen® Dec. 2, 2022

Read today's "The Armed Citizen" entry for real stories of law-abiding citizens, past and present, who used their firearms to save lives.

Rifleman Q&A: M1903 vs. M1903A1 Rifles

I’ve seen references to an M1903A1 rifle. I’ve looked around at a bunch of gun shows, and I have not found a rifle marked “M1903A1.” How does that variant differ from a standard M1903 rifle?

PrairieFire Emerges Following Front Sight Chapter 11 Filing

PrairieFire announced this week that the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nevada confirmed the Chapter 11 plan of reorganization under which it will acquire 100 percent of Front Sight Management’s equity.

5 Common Grip & Stance Mistakes

Even for those who are seasoned and train regularly, sometimes mistakes can persist when it comes to shooting techniques. Here are five of the most common grip and stance mistakes made by shooters.

Windham Weaponry: Makers Of ARs & More

For Richard Dyke, previous owner of Bushmaster, his legacy has evolved under a new banner, Windham Weaponry, which continues to manufacture a number of AR-type rifles and pistols to this day.

Interests



Get the best of American Rifleman delivered to your inbox.