Springfield Armory Expands XD, EMP and TRP Pistol Lines

posted on January 13, 2017
Springfield Armory has announced a series of line extensions for 2017, which include two in the XD Mod.2 series, two in the EMP line, and an Operator model TRP. American Rifleman editors will be checking these out at the 2017 SHOT Show and bringing you full reports. Meantime, you can see them here:

Springfield XD Mod.2 Service Model

Springfield XD Mod.2 5" Tactical Model

Springfield EMP All Black

Springfield EMP 4" Lightweight Champion with Concealed Carry Contour

Springfield TRP Operator, Tactical Grey


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