Nearly every major manufacturer offers optics-ready handguns, and it’s convinced some that pistol iron sights are destined for extinction. We asked seven of the industry’s foremost if they’re indeed on the endangered species list. Even they can’t come to a consensus.
The M1911 is a classic design that is continually being re-imagined, and the Springfield Emissary is proof that this can be done very well. This pistol is well-equipped for personal protection, but it also exudes such a sophisticated and modern look that we wouldn’t be surprised if users wanted to show it off.
Springfield Armory announced the release of two-tone stainless Hellcat and Hellcat OSP pistols, available exclusively through Sports South.
Springfield Armory’s SOCOM 16—a radically cut-down version of its flagship M1A—breathed new life into the best civilian M14-type rifle and advanced the scout rifle concept to its most potent level. The SOCOM II elevates that successful blend of battle-tested, practical engineering even higher, making it a modern, modular, close-quarters combat arm that is powerful and easy to shoot.
During World War I, production shortages and equipment shortages placed a large burden on the manufacture of arms in the United States. This included M1911 pistol production by Colt, which developed an interesting hybrid with Springfield Armory to alleviate shortages.
Springfield Armory announced the release of new slide kit and conversion systems for older XD handguns, which upgrades them with OSP slides.
Springfield Armory has announced the release of a new variant of the XD-M Elite, a 4.5" OSP 10 mm in Magpul OD green, available exclusively through Sportsman's Warehouse.
Springfield Armory announced the launch of its new Gear Up promotion, where customer who purchased one of the company's striker-fired pistols can qualify to receive three extra magazines and a dual pistol case.