Springfield Hellcat: The World’s Highest Capacity Micro-Compact

Springfield Hellcat with optical sight
Springfield Hellcat (Photo: Springfield Armory)

A new micro-compact pistol from the Croatian well-known firearms company has attracted nothing but praise on the American market, placing yet another Croatian product in high esteem on foreign/distant markets.

The Croatian firearms company HS Produkt has premiered a brand new Hellcat pistol in October 2019, marketed under the Springfield Armory brand on the American market, which is currently the best-concealed carry, personal safety, and self-defense pistol, according to bot its constructors and its end users.

The Springfield Armory advertised Hellcat as the world’s highest capacity micro-compact pistol.


The Hellcat pistol is a product of two long years of painstaking development alongside some top engineers, shooters and self-defense experts. With smaller dimensions and stunning tank capacity, the gun has already conquered the American market, which has nothing but words of absolute praise for weapons of Croatian origin, for their ergonomics and for their enviable precision.

Hellcat compared to the other pistols on the market

This is a pistol from the segment of 9 mm micro-compact pistols that have emerged as fierce competition on the dominant SIG Sauer P365 pistol market. The Hellcat is currently available in two configurations; standard and OSP (Optic Sight Pistol), which provides for the installation of optical devices, this also applies to the previous model XD used and liked by American police and federal agencies.

Springfield Hellcat (Photo: XY)

What separates the Croatian-made Hellcat from other pistols on the market is its tank, because its standard capacity is 11 plus 1 ammo, making it unique in the world (the P365 has a capacity of 10 plus 1), and there is an extended version with 13 plus 1 ammunition of 9 millimeters.

Gun Design

With its small, comfortable size and advanced features, the already popular Croatian Hellcat offers strong durability and a special-purpose forged steel pipe.

In addition to the other features, the Hellcat features high visibility tritium & luminescent front sight paired with a Tactical Rack U-Dot™ rear sight for easy target acquisition in all lighting conditions.

Springfield Armory Releases Hellcat

The gun frame is lightweight and strong with a seamless texture. According to the users of the pistol, the weapon is very comfortable to carry and ergonomically tailored for maximum control, with maximum flexibility as needed.

The starting price for the Hellcat pistol is $599.


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