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Posted on March 14, 2017

GENESEO, IL, March 14, 2017 – Springfield Armory is pleased to announce the online video premiere of Night of the SAINT, part documentary and part competition, highlighting six bold women who have chosen to seize control of their safety and their legacies. These competitors will conquer a series of intensive training and competitive scenarios using Springfield Armory’s newest personal defense rifle, the SAINT.

Springfield Armory® Names Steve McKelvain as President

Posted on March 9, 2017

GENESEO, IL, March 9, 2017 – CEO Dennis Reese announces the appointment of Steve McKelvain as President of Springfield Armory® beginning April 1, 2017. McKelvain joins Springfield Armory® from the Beretta Group where he served as Benelli USA’s Vice President for fourteen years. Most recently, he was Chief Global Marketing Officer for Beretta’s Optics division since 2013 where he executed the rebrand for Burris Optics, and led the integration of acquired ... [ Read More ]

Springfield Armory® Teams With Industry Leaders To Offer Ultimate Gear Package Giveaway

Posted on February 21, 2017

GENESEO, ILL. (2/21/17) – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the Ultimate Gear Package Giveaway. The company has teamed with Cannon Safe, HexMag, CrossBreed Holsters, Action Target, Crimson Trace, Personal Defense Network, Propper Apparel, American Trigger, GunTalk Media, PACT, and Freedom Munitions to offer one lucky winner the guns and gear prize package of a lifetime.

Springfield Armory® To Auction Custom SAINT™ Rifles Benefiting The Chris Kyle Frog Foundation

Posted on February 14, 2017

GENESEO, ILL. (2/14/17) – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce a very special Valentine’s Day fundraiser benefiting the Chris Kyle Frog Foundation (CKFF). Partnering with the gunsmithing and finishing experts at XDMAN, the company will auction two custom-finish “his and hers” SAINT™ AR-15 rifles on GunBroker.com and donate all proceeds to the Foundation.

Springfield Armory® Announces Gear Up Magazine Madness Promotion

Posted on February 13, 2017

GENESEO, ILL. (2/13/17) – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the Gear Up Magazine Madness Promotion. Buyers who purchase a new Springfield Armory® pistol between February 1, 2017, and June 30, 2017, are eligible to receive $180 worth of magazines and free gear from the company.

Springfield Armory® 1911 EMP® Four-inch Lightweight Champion™ Earns Golden Bullseye Award

Posted on February 8, 2017

GENESEO, ILL. (2/8/17) – Springfield Armory® is honored to receive the 2017 American Rifleman Women’s Innovation Product of the Year Golden Bullseye Award for the 1911 EMP® Four-inch Lightweight Champion™ pistol. Introduced in 2016, the EMP® Four-inch Lightweight Champion™ is a natural extension to what many customers consider the most elegant and shootable carry pistol ever, the Springfield Armory® EMP®. With a new short-action design and 17 ... [ Read More ]

Springfield Armory® Adds Two More Golden Bullseye Awards

Posted on February 7, 2017

GENESEO, ILL. (2/7/17) – Springfield Armory® is proud to announce that two new guns have received the prestigious NRA American Rifleman Golden Bullseye Awards. The Springfield Armory® 1911 EMP® Four-inch Lightweight Champion™ and SAINT™ AR-15 rifle will receive the Women’s Innovation Product of the Year and Tactical Product of the Year respectively. The two guns are the latest in the Springfield Armory® lineup to win the highly regarded Golden Bullseye Awards.

Springfield Armory® Introduces New EMP® Enhanced Micro Pistol

Posted on January 19, 2017

GENESEO, ILL. (01/19/17) – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce a new member of the EMP® Enhanced Micro Pistol family. Originally introduced in 2007, the first EMP® pistol sported a two-tone finish - a matte black frame topped by a brushed stainless slide. Now, the EMP® is available with a more discrete all black finish.

Springfield Armory® Announces New 1911 TRP™ Tactical Response Pistol

Posted on January 19, 2017

GENESEO, ILL. (01/19/17) – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the new 1911 TRP™ Operator®, Tactical Gray. In addition to adding a new color finish to the TRP™ line, this new TRP™ offers customers new functional options including an accessory rail and adjustable combat sights. Originally developed as a consumer-friendly option for the FBI contract Professional Model 1911, the TRP™ family provides high-end custom shop features in a production ... [ Read More ]

Springfield Armory® Announces Big Bore XD® Mod.2® Tactical Model

Posted on January 18, 2017

GENESEO, ILL. (01/18/17) – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the XD® Mod.2® Tactical Model. The new pistol offers a large caliber option without sacrificing capacity. The XD® Mod.2® Tactical packs 13+1 rounds of .45 ACP into a surprisingly compact form factor. Perfect for competitive, professional, or civilian home defense use, the XD® Mod.2® Tactical is versatile, thanks to its slim double-stack profile. Advanced Mod.2® ergonomics make the new ... [ Read More ]

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