Press Releases

Springfield Armory® To Announce New Pistol Platform At 2017 NRA Annual Meeting

GENESEO, IL, April 24, 2017 – Attendees will be the first to see an all-new Springfield Armory® pistol platform at the upcoming 2017 National Rifle Association Annual Meeting and Expo when convention hall doors open at 9 a.m., Friday, April 28, 2017. Now, the company is poised to offer the next major addition to its broad and diverse handgun family. Designed to offer specific benefits that solve persistent handgun user challenges, the new platform brings a unique set of features... Read more

Team Springfield Junior Shooters Sweep USPSA Area 2 Championship

GENESEO, IL – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce another big finish at one of USPSA’s most prestigious championships by Team Springfield™’s junior competitors. The weekend of March 3 through 5, 2017 marked the 30th anniversary of one of Practical Shooting’s oldest championship matches, the Rio Salado Desert Classic, held in Mesa, Arizona. The weekend also brought a clean sweep of the USPSA Area 2 Championship by the youngest members of Team Springfield, Justine and Jalise Williams. The two junior... Read more

Night of the SAINT

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. Viewers can watch the premier at defendyourlegacy.com or directly on YouTube. Last fall, concurrent with the release... Read more

Springfield Armory® Names Steve McKelvain as President

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 electro-optics companies under the Steiner eOptics division and Steiner... Read more

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

Winner To Receive Safe, Gun, Ammo, Gear, And Training Package Valued At Over $9,500 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. The Ultimate Gear Package includes a Springfield Armory® SAINT™ AR-15... Read more

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “His & Hers” Rifles Feature Custom Finish And Consecutive Serial Numbers 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. The 14-day auction starts February 14 at 12:00 AM and runs through February... Read more

Springfield Armory® Announces Gear Up Magazine Madness Promotion

Customers Receive $180 Of Free Gear: Four Free Magazines, Holster, And Double Magazine Pouch With Each New Pistol Purchase 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. The Gear Up Magazine Madness Promotion offers consumers four additional free magazines for their new... Read more

Springfield Armory SAINT Receives Golden Bullseye

All New SAINT™ Earns 2017 American Rifleman Tactical Gun of the Year Honors GENESEO, ILL. – Springfield Armory® is pleased to receive the 2017 American Rifleman Tactical Gun of the Year Golden Bullseye Award for the company’s newest rifle, the SAINT™. Designed and built for those who unapologetically assume the responsibility to protect themselves and those they love, the SAINT™ redefines what an AR-15 rifle should be. “We’ve worked very hard to create an AR-15 rifle that stands out in... Read more

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

EMP® Wins Coveted 2017 American Rifleman Women’s Innovation Product of the Year 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 patented... Read more

Springfield Armory® Adds Two More Golden Bullseye Awards

1911 EMP® Four-inch Lightweight Champion™ and SAINT™ Join Five Previous Springfield Armory® Products As Golden Bullseye Winners 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... Read more
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