July 25, 2022
By Handguns Staff
Springfield Armory has announced the release of new XD Optical Sight Pistol (OSP) Slide Kit and Assembly options for the original XD line of full-size pistols. The 4-inch 9mm kit and assemblies provide original XD owners OSP capabilities as well as the ability to convert certain XD models to a full-size 4-inch 9mm configuration. The slides, featuring included cover plates, are cut to accept XD-M OSP optics mounting plates available for a wide range of red-dot optics.
First is the XD OSP Slide Kit a package that provides users with a complete OSP-cut, full-size XD slide assembly packaged with a recoil spring assembly, barrel and an optics mounting plate in the Springfield Micro footprint. This plate accepts optics like the Shield SMSc and allows for co-witnessing with the iron sights. MSRP is $396. With this XD OSP Slide Kit, you can convert several XD variants to a full-size 4-inch 9mm configuration featuring OSP capabilities. The kits are compatible with the following models:
- XD 5-inch 9mm to XD 4-inch OSP 9mm
- XD 4-inch .40 to XD 4-inch OSP 9mm (with purchase of 9mm magazine)
- XD 5-inch .40 to XD 4-inch OSP 9mm (with purchase of 9mm magazine)
Also available is the XD OSP Slide Assembly, which includes an OSP-cut slide assembly for an XD 4-inch 9mm pistol along with a Springfield Micro footprint optics-mounting plate. It is designed to convert an XD 4-inch 9mm to an XD 4-inch 9mm OSP, while utilizing the original pistol’s barrel and recoil spring system. With this assembly, you can swap out the slide on your 4-inch 9mm pistol to gain OSP optics-mounting capabilities. MSRP for the XD OSP Slide Assembly is $270. Also available is an XD OSP Slide Assembly packaged with a Crimson Trace CTS-1500 red dot optic and optic mounting plate.
To learn about the entire line of Springfield Armory OSP conversion kits, learn about the entire line here.