Springfield Armory Announces Desert FDE XD-M Elite 4.5″ OSP 10mm

GENESEO, ILL. (03/14/23) – Springfield Armory is proud to announce the release of the XD-M® Elite 4.5” OSP™ 10mm in Desert FDE. This highly capable 10mm, now available in the popular Desert FDE color, redefines what you should expect from a modern, striker-fired firearm.

Built on a solid foundation, the XD-M Elite 4.5″ OSP 10mm in Desert FDE combines capable capacity with powerful performance. The 4.5″ match grade Melonite® finished barrel maximizes ballistic performance, and the highly ergonomic frame houses a 16-round, double-column stainless steel magazine. Two magazines are included.

Featuring the Optical Sight Pistol (OSP) system, the Desert FDE XD-M Elite 4.5″ 10mm features a removable seamless cover plate that covers a mounting interface for installing the optic of your choice with available mounting plates. Topping off its forged steel slide is Springfield Armory’s excellent Tactical Rack U-Dot™ rear sight, featuring a u-shaped white outline that works with the high-visibility fiber optic front sight.

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To facilitate quick reloads, the Desert FDE XD-M Elite 4.5″ OSP 10mm features a removable extended and flared “short” magwell. Also, at the heart of the pistol is the Match Enhanced Trigger Assembly (META™) system, a superbly refined trigger featuring a flat face and integral overtravel stop. For enhanced operation, an ambidextrous slide stop works in concert with the pistol’s ambi magazine release to ensure the pistol can be run easily by either hand.

“The XD-M Elite 10mm in Desert FDE provides shooters with a powerful pistol that will definitely stand out from the crowd,” says Steve Kramer, Vice President of Marketing for Springfield Armory. “The popular Desert FDE color, combined with all the enhanced features of the XD-M Elite line, makes this newest variant an appealing option for fans of the powerful 10mm cartridge.”

If you are looking to pick up a powerful and capable 10mm pistol in Desert FDE, this new XD-M Elite 4.5″ OSP 10mm should be your first choice. MSRP is $695.

Desert FDE XD-M Elite 4.5″ OSP 10mm | XDME94510FHCOSP

To see the Desert FDE XD-M Elite 4.5″ OSP 10mm, visit https://spr-ar.com/r/5521.

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: springfield-armory.com.

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