Springfield Armory.

Author:Thurman, Russ
Position::Fire Arms

Springfield Armory introduces its first polymer-frame pistol, the X-treme Duty (XD), designed to tap into the law enforcement and personal defense market. The double-action XD will be available in 9mm, .40 S&W and .357 SIG.

The pistol frame is made from proprietary polymer with checkering on the front and back of the grip. The XD features a grip safety; USA (Ultra Safety Assurance) trigger safety; and a firing pin, block-drop safety.

Additional features and specifications include oversized Bar Stock CNC-milled heat-treated slide rails; captive dual recoil spring system; oversized steel slide-stop release; forged, seat-treated and fully-machined slide; hammer-forged barrel; dovetail front and rear...

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