GENESEO, ILL. (2/7/17) – Springfield Armory® is proud to announce that two new guns have received the prestigious NRA American Rifleman Golden Bullseye Awards. The Springfield Armory® 1911 EMP® Four-inch Lightweight Champion™ and SAINT™ AR-15 rifle will receive the Women’s Innovation Product of the Year and Tactical Product of the Year respectively.
The two guns are the latest in the Springfield Armory® lineup to win the highly regarded Golden Bullseye Awards.
The series of Golden Bullseye Award wins began in 2003 with the Springfield Armory® XD® 3” Sub-compact. Over the next several years, the Springfield Armory® XD® Full Size, XD-S® 3.3” Single Stack, XD(M)® 4.5” Full Size, 1911 EMP®, and M1A™ SOCOM 16 rifle all received Golden Bullseye Awards.
“We’re honored to receive these two newest NRA Publications Golden Bullseye Awards from American Rifleman,” stated Springfield Armory® Chief Executive Officer Dennis Reese. “Our team never stops working to meet new and evolving customer needs, and these Golden Bullseye Awards are positive affirmation that we’re on the right track. We’ve worked really hard to make the SAINT™ and 1911 EMP® Four-inch Lightweight Champion™ products worthy of the Golden Bullseye.”
The SAINT™ is Springfield Armory®’s newest rifle and first Modern Sporting Rifle product. Featuring rock-solid construction with premium components, the SAINT™ is loaded with quality accessories but made available at a consumer-friendly price point.