Posted January 24, 2020 12:14 pm by Comments

By GDC Staff

Springfield Armory arrived at SHOT Show in Las Vegas with a bevy of new products but one, in particular, caught the eye of many attendees — the Edge PDW chambered in 5.56mm.
Featuring a 5.5-inch barrel surrounded by a free-float handguard, the Edge PDW is outfitted with a Maxim Defense SEW Brace with an adjustable length of pull. Keeping to the compact theme, the Edge PDW also boasts the shorter Reptilia CQG pistol grip. All-in-all the PDW measure 18.75-inches fully collapsed. The Edge PDW opts for a 20-round PMAG.
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For comfort, Springfield added a Maxim Defense Muzzle Device that redirects pressure for a more pleasant shooting experience.
“If you are concerned about shooting a 5.5-inch barrel and having a potentially uncomfortable shooting experience, I am here to tell you that’s actually not the case,” Stefany Reese of Springfield Armory told “The Maxim Defense Muzzle Device system actually propels all of the pressure forward and really reduces recoil.”
MSRP is expected to fall around $1,699 with an expected ship date sometime in Spring 2020.
Also new to Springfield is the XD-M Elite series pistols. Offered in four models — a 3.8-inch, 4.5-inch, 4.5-inch Tactical OSP and 5.25-inch Precision — the Elite series offers


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