The Springfield Armory Sub-Compact 3" XD40 pistol is the ultimate in self-defense firearms. It is the shortest carry polymer pistol in the world that features the only light rail in its class.
This video tutorial will show you how to properly field strip the Springfield Armory XD 40 Sub-Compact handgun with ease. This pretty much applies to the Springfield XD45 weapon too.
Remember to always clear your firearm before disassembly. After taking it apart, reassemble the handgun.