Press Releases

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

See Springfield Armory® New Gun Live Launch At 9 a.m. CST Today

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (09/25/19) – The countdown is coming to an end. Springfield Armory® will be revealing a class leading firearm today, September 25th at 9 a.m., Central Standard Time, at FiercelyDefend.com. “This is the first step in a new direction for Springfield Armory,” says Dennis Reese, CEO of Springfield Armory. This new gun is the result of years of painstaking development and engineering in addition to intensive collaboration with top engineers and subject matter experts. The result... Read more

Springfield Armory® Reveals Inside Look with New Video

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (09/20/19) – “Quality requires discipline,” says Dennis Reese, CEO of Springfield Armory in a newly released video that provides viewers with a behind the scenes look at the storied company.  This single sentence also succinctly captures the driving philosophy of the company over all these years. “Ever since we began Springfield Armory under the guidance of my father nearly 50 years ago, quality was always number one. And it’s never left us,” Reese continued. Tight... Read more

Springfield Armory’s New M-LOK SAINT™ Rifles

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (07/12/19) – Springfield Armory® is pleased to announce new M-LOK compatible SAINT rifles chambered in 5.56mm NATO. These SAINT rifles now feature slim M-LOK compatible handguards from Bravo Company, with an internal aluminum heat shield. The SAINT rifles now come in two configurations – one model features a pinned, picatinny railed gas block and includes an SA low-profile flip-up front sight, and the other has an A2-style front sight and pinned gas block. Each M-LOK... Read more

Robert Reese, Founder of Springfield Armory, Passes at 87

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE GENESEO, ILL. (06/28/19) – Robert R. Reese, 87, of Geneseo, Illinois, iconic founder of Springfield Armory, passed peacefully Saturday, June 22, 2019, in Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House, Bettendorf, Iowa. Robert Rost Reese was born June 27, 1931, in Moline, Illinois, to Thomas William and Ruby Rose (Rost) Reese. Bob married Carol Schillinger on June 25, 1952, in Geneseo, Illinois, and went on to serve in the U.S. Army National Guard at Camp Cooke in Santa Barbara... Read more
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