July 25, 2022
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.