Springfield Armory® Announces XD-S Mod.2®
Upgrades and Enhancements Make Springfield Armory’s popular pistol better than ever
GENESEO, ILL. (01/15/18) – The evolution of the acclaimed XD-S pistol is finally here. This latest edition of Springfield’s most-demanded pistol is engineered for a slim single-stack frame – 6 rounds of .45 easily concealable in a great shooting concealed-carry pistol.
Springfield Armory’s XD-S Mod.2 offers upgrades from the inside out. A higher hand position, enhanced grip texturing, thinner slide, Pro-Glo™ tritium luminescent front sight with a tactical-rack rear sight, and trigger are completed with the polymer-framed pistol’s acclaimed “point and shoot” ergonomics to ensure your carry gun is taken to the next level. The ambidextrous mag release keeps both right and left handed shooters in mind, while the drop-proof grip safety makes safety a priority.
The XD-S Mod.2 moves the shooter’s grip higher on the weapon, closer to the bore axis – what marksmen call a high-hand position – to enhance control, soften recoil and improve accuracy. This Mod.2 improvement, coupled with the thinner extended beaver tail, makes the lightweight yet effective pistol more comfortable to shoot.
Advanced Mod.2 grip texturing grips back, giving the operator a solid feel and secure hold of his weapon – always important, but especially in the fast-draw response that personal defense may demand. Longer Posi-Wedge™ serrations make the slide easier to grab and rack, putting the pistol into action quicker — for a critical edge in the chaos of attack, and another example of Springfield’s real-world, shooter-centric design.
The new XD-S Mod.2 is quick on target with a Pro-Glo™ tritium luminescent front sight and matched to a tactical-rack steel rear sight with U-notch, making the pistol more effective, and more imposing, in the dim light of enclosed spaces or dark streets. The enhanced trigger has a smooth, crisp action that feels more like a target pistol than a carry piece.
Chambered for .45ACP, this latest edition of Springfield’s most-demanded pistol is engineered for a slim single-stack frame just 6.5 inches long and under 5 inches high – ideal for the nearly invisible fit and easy draw required of a concealed-carry pistol. The 3.3-inch barrel is Melonite® treated hammer-forged steel, with a 1:16 twist for impressive accuracy in a sub-compact size. Dual springs and full-length guide rod manage recoil and help keep threat-stopping rounds on target without punishing the shooter’s hands.
The XD-S Mod.2 comes with two stainless steel magazines: a flush-fitting 5-round mag, and one 6-round mag with Mid-Mag X-Tension™. The single-stack magazines provide ample capacity in a remarkably slim design, giving the XD-S Mod.2 an ideal profile for concealed carry purposes.
For those looking for a constant-carry pistol, the new XD-S Mod.2 is a great choice. As the latest of the series, it embodies everything Springfield Armory stands for: constant improvement, unmatched quality, and a relentless commitment to one goal – giving responsible citizens the means to protect and defend.
Now available in three configurations:
.45 ACP MOD.2® XD-S® 3.3″ BLACK, FIBER OPTIC SIGHT
.45 ACP MOD.2® XD-S® 3.3″ BLACK, TRITIUM NIGHT SIGHT
.45 ACP MOD.2® XD-S® 3.3″ BLACK, RED VIRIDIAN® LASER
For more information about the new Springfield Armory XD-S Mod.2 pistol, please visit www.springfield-armory.com.
About Springfield Armory®
In 1794, the original Springfield Armory was designated as our national armory by General George Washington, and began manufacturing muskets for the defense of our young, free Republic. This monumental institution went on to serve as a think tank for developing innovative firearms concepts and producing some of the most storied rifle platforms in our country’s history. The Armory functioned as a firearms supplier for every major American conflict until 1968 when the government sadly closed its doors. In 1974, two centuries after its inception, Springfield Armory Inc. in Geneseo, IL revived the iconic heritage of the Armory to carry on its legacy and restore the Springfield Armory name.
Springfield Armory Inc. engineers, manufactures and assembles their legendary M1A™, 1911 and SAINT® AR-15 lines of firearms in Geneseo, Illinois. Since 2001, Springfield Armory has enjoyed a strategic, collaborative partnership with the state-of-the-art factory in Croatia working hand-in-hand to develop and engineer the multiple award-winning line of XD® polymer pistols that have become staples in the US marketplace. We strive to honor this responsibility as guardians of the original Springfield Armory legacy by manufacturing the highest quality firearms to enable responsible citizens to preserve their right to keep and bear arms in the defense of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
With an unmatched emphasis on craftsmanship, performance and exceptional customer service, our mission is to forge superior firearms and provide the tools necessary to defend individual freedoms and equality for those who embrace the rights and principles secured by our Founding Fathers. For more information, please visit us at: springfield-armory.com.
PR & Communications Manager
Springfield Armory, Inc.