Press Releases

Springfield Armory® Hellcat® Receives NTOA Member Tested and Recommended Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (02/07/20) – The Springfield Armory® Hellcat® has received the highest “gold” ranking in the “Member Tested and Recommended” (MTR) program of the National Tactical Officers Association (NTOA). The NTOA is a non-profit organization with 40,000 members dedicated to serving the law enforcement community by providing credible and proven training and information resources. The Hellcat is now part of a small and exclusive group of firearms deemed deserving of the NTOA’s law enforcement-oriented MTR program. Thoroughly... Read more

Springfield Armory®’s CEO Dennis Reese Receives NRA Publications Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (01/22/20) – Springfield Armory® co-founder and CEO Dennis Reese has been awarded NRA Publications’ esteemed Golden Bullseye Pioneer Award for excellence and enduring innovation in the shooting sports industry. As a compelling individual in the firearms industry, Reese has led Springfield Armory® since its humble beginnings more than four decades ago. Throughout his career, he has placed an ever-present emphasis on quality, reliable craftsmanship, and the importance of unmatched customer service. His commitment to the... Read more

Springfield Armory®’s Hellcat® Named American Rifleman Handgun of the Year

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (01/21/20) – Springfield Armory® is proud to announce the class-leading 9mm Hellcat pistol is American Rifleman’s Handgun of the Year for 2020. The prestigious Golden Bullseye title, awarded by NRA Publications, is selected by a team of seven members that include select editors, graphic designers and veteran NRA Publications staff. “To qualify for a Golden Bullseye award,” explains NRA Publications Executive Director Doug Hamlin, “a product must have been: recently introduced and available to consumers... Read more

Springfield Armory® Announces Three New SAINT® Pistols for Spring 2020

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (01/17/20) – The SAINT® family from Springfield Armory® is expanding this year, with three all-new SAINT® pistol variants slated for release during Spring 2020 and on display at SHOT Show 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. “We wanted to give our customers an early ‘sneak peek’ at some exciting new SAINT® pistols we have been developing over the past year,” explains Springfield Armory® VP of Marketing Steve Kramer. “Each brings something innovative to the Springfield Armory... Read more

Springfield Armory® Introduces Ronin™ Operator® 1911

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (01/16/20) – Springfield Armory® is proud to introduce the Ronin™ Operator®, a rugged and reliable 1911 pistol built for a lifetime of service at an MSRP of just $849. While the Ronin Operator is the result of thoroughly modern precision manufacturing, it’s undeniably traditional in its approach to quality and performance. Configured as a full-size 5″ gun and available in 9mm and .45 ACP variants, the Ronin Operator features a forged steel slide and frame... Read more

Springfield Armory® Introduces New XD-M® Elite

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (1/15/20) – The new XD-M® Elite from Springfield Armory® represents the pinnacle of performance in factory striker-fired pistols. Taking the polymer platform that broke the mold and incorporating numerous upgrades and improvements, the XD-M® Elite redefines what you should expect from modern, striker-fired firearms. At the heart of the new XD-M® Elite is the Match Enhanced Trigger Assembly (META™) system, a superbly refined trigger designed to wring out the most from the pistol’s most important... Read more

Springfield Armory® Announces MGE Wholesale as Firearms Distributor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (01/14/20) – Springfield Armory® is proud to announce its partnership with a well-established national firearms distributor, MGE Wholesale. “We welcome MGE Wholesale to our Springfield Armory family of distributors,” says Springfield Armory CEO Dennis Reese. “Our distributor relationships are vital to us as they facilitate getting our product lineup into the hands of our customers. It’s not a role we take lightly, and MGE Wholesale is an incredible partner in helping us reach our goals.”... Read more

Springfield Armory® Hellcat® Crushes 10K Round Test

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (11/18/19) – The Hellcat from Springfield Armory® has proven its mettle in a grueling 10,000-round test, showing that the EDC innovator not only has the features to make it the best on the market, but also the durability to outlast all the competition. With support from Federal Ammunition and Action Targets, Off the Reservation’s Clay Martin put the Hellcat through this challenging test over the span of two days. Martin brought a wealth of firearms... Read more

New Springfield Armory® SAINT Pistol — Maximum Performance, Minimal Price

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (10/14/19) – In response to the immense popularity of the SAINT Victor and SAINT Edge pistols, Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce the new SAINT Pistol in 5.56mm for 2019. With an MSRP of just $849, the SAINT Pistol is designed to offer shooters the quality and performance they expect, but at an even more affordable introductory price point. The pistol has upgraded features throughout, ensuring it delivers exceptional value and making it an ideal... Read more

Springfield Armory® Announces Hellcat®: World’s Highest Capacity Micro 9mm

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (09/26/19) – After years of development, we are proud to introduce the Hellcat®, the highest capacity micro compact 9mm in the world and the next generation of defensive pistol from Springfield Armory. “This is the first step in a new direction for Springfield Armory polymer handguns and embodies our disciplined approach to modern firearms design. Every detail of the Hellcat has been shaped by a singular mission — to deliver the definitive concealed carry handgun,”... Read more
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