As of 2015, Springfield Armory sells a variety of firearms and firearm-related products, such as ammunition magazines and magazine loaders. The company also sells a variety of gun maintenance tools and accessories, including an aluminum scope mount, an M1A cleaning kit and a gas cylinder disassembly tool.Continue Reading
In addition to weaponry and its related accessories, Springfield Armory also sells a selection of apparel items such as a Springfield Armory USA digital camo shirt, fitted caps and shield caps. The company's product categories include various decorative items, such as clocks, signs, bar stools and wall clings. Springfield Armory carries drinkware items, such as shot glasses, coffee mugs and water bottles, and also sells branded gift items, such as seat cushions, stickers and mouse pads.
The history of the Springfield Armory name began in 1777 when the company was created under the direct order of George Washington. The company became a manufacturer of muskets and guns for the U.S. army before it was closed in 1968 due to budgetary concerns. The Springfield Armory name was revived in 1974 by the Reese family, who began developing and producing a variety of guns. Some of the gun models produced by the revived Springfield Armory include the XD pistol and the SOCOM 16.Learn more about Outdoor Adventure