GENESEO, ILL. (12/05/23) – The Armory Life is pleased to announce the release of the Winter 2023 issue of The Armory Life print magazine, featuring a cover story on the Springfield Armory® 17-round Hellcat® Pro 9mm pistol. This quarterly print magazine complements the daily digital content available on

Since its launch nearly five years ago, The Armory Life website has proven to be an outstanding resource for firearms-oriented content. It delivers exciting and in-depth daily posts created by some of today’s most respected experts in the firearms community. And with the launch of the full-color, 96-page quarterly print magazine in early 2021, fans of The Armory Life were given an entirely new medium for consuming this content.

The Winter 2023 issue’s striking cover carries over to an in-depth piece on the new 17-round  capacity for the Hellcat Pro, starting on page 14. The article covers not only all the best features of the Hellcat Pro’s design, but also the benefits and characteristics of the new 17-round magazine for the pistol. Add to that a sidebar on the specialized threaded variant, and you have a must-read cover story.

In addition, the issue is packed with a broad selection of detailed and informative articles. These include an interview with Steve Hornady, president of Hornady Manufacturing; a piece on building your own version of the ultra-rare M14E2; reviews of the new 18” and 20” Hellions, Model 2020 Rimfires, Ronin EMP 3”; and much more.

The print magazine is designed to integrate closely with its digital sibling website, featuring easy-to-use QR codes throughout. Simply open your camera app on your smartphone and scan the code, and you’ll be taken online to expanded content and video segments.

Recipients of The Armory Life print magazine are selected from Springfield Armory warranty registrants. Currently, these subscribers receive two-year’s worth (eight issues) of the magazine.

“This latest issue of The Armory Life print magazine continues the tradition of giving our readers access to a wide range of must-read content,” said Mike Humphries, editor-in-chief of the magazine. “With in-depth and varied articles penned by some of today’s top contributors and supported by high-quality art, we believe this is yet another must-read issue of The Armory Life print magazine.”

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About Springfield Armory®

In 1794, the original Springfield Armory began manufacturing muskets for the defense of our young, free Republic. The Armory functioned as a firearms supplier for every major American conflict until 1968 when the government sadly closed its doors. In 1974, nearly two centuries after its inception, Springfield Armory Inc. in Geneseo, Ill. revived the iconic heritage of the Armory to carry on its legacy.

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:


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Mike Humphries
Media Relations Manager
(309) 944-8706