SHOT 2013: Springfield Armory XD-S 9mm

By CTD Suzanne published on in Firearms, Handguns, SHOT Show

Glock fans, somewhat disappointed with their announcement of the Glock 30S might consider Springfield’s latest, the Springfield Armory XD-S. Everyone was hoping for a single-stack 9mm from Glock. However, Springfield beats them to the punch.

Springfield XD-S in 9mm.

Springfield XD-S in 9mm.

Springfield Armory unveils their newest model to the single-stack XD-S line of semi-automatic pistols—the XD-S in 9mm. The new 9mm is the same size as the .45 ACP model, but with a smaller gripframe, thicker barrel and shorter magazine. Since the polymer frames are the same size, the XD-S 9mm will fit existing .45 ACP XD-S holsters, sights and other optics.

The XD-S 9mm by Springfield comes with a standard 7-round magazine. Springfield plans to make an extended 9-round magazine for separate purchase. It comes with a red fiber optic front sight and two-dot rear sight.

As with the XD-S .45 ACP, the 9mm’s trigger is smooth and the gun is easy to shoot. It proved to be incredibly reliable throughout Media Day without any malfunctions.

Shooting the XD-S 9mm on Media Day

Shooting the XD-S 9mm on Media Day

Springfield Armory has not listed a price yet on the new gun and expects to ship the concealable 9mm in the second quarter of 2013.

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Comments (4)

  • ER07

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    I love my XD-9, so Im sure this will be another great product by Srpingfield Arms.

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  • STEVE JOHNSON

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    SHOT 2013: Springfield Armory XD-S 9mm
    what is the price?

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  • CTD Suzanne

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    Springfield Armory has not listed a price yet on the new gun and expects to ship the concealable 9mm in the second quarter of 2013.

    Reply

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