GENESEO, ILL. (12/20/21) – Springfield Armory® is proud to announce the release of the new Operator®, a no-nonsense duty-grade 1911 pistol that stands ready to deliver.
Noteworthy features of the new Operator pistol include the Tactical Rack rear/tritium front sight set, rugged G10 VZ Grips®, ambidextrous safety, two eight-round magazines with bumper pads, forward slide serrations and more.
The pistol features a rugged, low-key black Cerakote finish on its forged steel slide and frame, ensuring both protection against the elements and the durability to provide a lifetime of service. Durability is further enhanced by the use of steel parts in the pistol’s construction, such as the flat mainspring housing. The frame features an integrated Picatinny accessory rail on the dustcover that allows users to equip the pistol with the light, laser or combo unit of their choice.
The 5″ match-grade barrel, made from forged stainless steel for the utmost in durability and ruggedness, is designed to deliver the maximum in both barrel life and downrange performance. To provide users with simple, tool-free takedown in the field, the Operator features a traditional barrel bushing for ease and simplicity.
“Springfield Armory 1911 pistols are renowned for their performance, strength and capabilities,” says Steve Kramer, Vice President of Marketing. “With this new Operator, shooters get a duty-grade 1911 with the features they expect from a premiere fighting pistol.”
Equipped with the features today’s serious shooters demand, the Operator builds on the more than a century of service of the revered 1911 and its proven .45 ACP cartridge, making the pistol a must-have tool for self-defense.
MSRP of the Operator is $1,099.
Operator .45 ACP | PO9230
To see the Operator .45 ACP 1911, visit https://spr-ar.com/r/4920.
About Springfield Armory®
In 1794, the original Springfield Armory began manufacturing muskets for the defense of our young, free Republic. The Armory functioned as a firearms supplier for every major American conflict until 1968 when the government sadly closed its doors. In 1974, nearly two centuries after its inception, Springfield Armory Inc. in Geneseo, Ill. revived the iconic heritage of the Armory to carry on its legacy.
We strive to honor this responsibility as guardians of the original Springfield Armory legacy by manufacturing the highest quality firearms to enable responsible citizens to preserve their right to keep and bear arms in the defense of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
With an unmatched emphasis on craftsmanship, performance and exceptional customer service, our mission is to forge superior firearms and provide the tools necessary to defend individual freedoms and equality for those who embrace the rights and principles secured by our Founding Fathers. For more information, please visit us at: springfield-armory.com.