Springfield Armory® Unveils Latest XD® Mod.2™ Service Model

GENESEO, IL (09/08/15) – Springfield Armory®’s latest XD® Mod.2™ four-inch service model pistol is shipping and will be available at retailers on September 15. The brand-new XD® Mod.2™ 4” Service Model 9mm is the company’s latest XD® product announcement following last fall’s successful introduction of the XD® Mod.2™ 3” Sub-Compact model.

“We’re thrilled to introduce the new XD® Mod.2™ Service Model pistol,” Springfield Armory® Marketing Director Chad Dyer said. “It has 30 percent improved Grip Zone™ surface comfort and improved Point & Shoot Ergonomics™, reinforcing Springfield Armory®’s leadership position to continue to evolve and deliver the best polymer-striker-fired pistol products year after year.”

Since its launch 13 years ago, the original XD® pistol has been a staple for firearm enthusiasts and law-enforcement agencies alike, according to Springfield Armory® CEO Dennis Reese. “It was, at the time, one of the most innovative and sought-after polymer pistols on the market,” he said. “The XD® Mod.2™ 4” fulfills the need for a service-model pistol built to professional standards and back by our limited lifetime warranty and reputation.”

In addition to the 4” hammer-forged steel barrel, the new XD® Mod.2™ pistol features a 16-round magazine capacity; a Melonite-coated steel slide and barrel; a thinner, more sculpted grip frame, resulting in an unmatched ergonomic touch; and an extended sight radius, with fiber-optic front sight and improved slide-gripping serrations for ease of racking the slide.

Both the black and bi-tone models are standard with a four-inch barrel, which contributes to an overall length of 7.3 inches and an unloaded weight of 28 ounces. It comes standard with nearly an extra half-inch sight radius and has been enhanced with a standard, front, red, fiber-optic sight. On top of this, the striker-fired action of the XD® Mod.2™ 4” allows the shooter to accurately place shots round after round.

It incorporates all the standard XD® safety features upon which shooters have come to rely:

  • Striker-status indicator and loaded-chamber indicator allow the shooter to visually or physically tell if the pistol is loaded and ready to fire
  • Palm-grip safety ensures there is a solid grip engaged with the frame before the pistol itself can function
  • Simple takedown lever, easy-to-reach slide stop and magazine release

Want to be one of the first owners of the XD® Mod.2™ 4” 9mm? Register and vote in Springfield Armory®‘s DUEL 3 promotion – this model will be featured among the many daily prize packages.

This model also qualifies you for Springfield Armory®’s “Gear Up and Go” consumer promotion. Starting Sept. 1 and through Dec. 31, 2015, any new purchase of a Springfield Armory®XD®, XD® Mod.2™, XD(M)®, XD-S® or 1911 handgun qualifies for two additional magazines, a ballistic nylon dual-pistol range bag and a double-mag pouch, a $135 value free with each pistol purchased.

About XD® Mod.2™ Series:
The XD® Mod.2™ is the refinement of a classic, taking what made the XD® world-famous and amplifying, revising and improving it in order to bring you the next step in the evolution of the polymer-framed striker-fired pistol. Mod. 2™ ergonomics are the next-level experience. The entire interface between the shooter and the gun has been updated, while greatly enhancing the Point & Shoot Ergonomics™ that made it famous. Key features in the XD® Mod.2™ have been engineered and enhanced to further enable effortless shooting and added concealability.

About DUEL 3:
This is Springfield Armory®’s third iteration of one of the shooting industry’s largest gun and gear promotions. Participants are eligible for daily and weekly prizes, as well as one grand prize. Visit DUEL.Springfield-Armory.com for more information.

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Thomas Kral

Thomas Kral is an avid gun rights advocate being involved in the movement in Illinois since 2012 and became one of the very first Concealed Carry instructors to be certified by the Illinois State Police in 2013.

Thomas is also a proud father and husband, having said, "The only things more important than 2nd Amendment issues and gun rights are my wife and kids."

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