Springfield Armory Introduces Their New 1911 Operator Pistol

    Springfield Armory Introduces Their New 1911 Operator Pistol

    The long-lived 1911 pistol line still continues to see massive popularity amongst gun owners today with tons of aftermarket support as well as new variations and updates to the popular platform. Springfield Armory has just announced their new 1911 Operator pistol adding a number of tactical improvements and modernized features that allow it to be a more defensive-oriented pistol.

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    Springfield Armory Introduces Their New 1911 Operator Pistol

    Springfield Armory Introduces Their New 1911 Operator Pistol

    Featuring a host of duty-grade features serious shooters demand, the Operator 1911 delivers a cutting-edge, tactical-grade pistol. Tactical Rack rear/tritium front sights, G10 grips, ambi safety, two eight-round magazines with bumper pads, forward cocking serrations, and more combine to make the Operator 1911 from Springfield Armory a must-have tool for self-defense. If you want a no-nonsense, defensive-grade pistol that’s ready to serve, then look no further than the Operator.

    Springfield Armory Introduces Their New 1911 Operator Pistol


    • Ambidextrous Safety
    • Tritium Front Sight
    • (2) 8-round magazines with bumper base pads
    • Forward cocking serrations
    • Skeletonized Hammer
    • Black Cerajote Finish
    • Forged Frame and Slide
    • VZ G10 Grip Panels
    • Picatinny accessory rail
    • Forged Match-Grade Barrel 1:16 twist
    • $1,099 MSRP

    I really like the addition of the Picatinny accessory rail to the dust cover and I think it not only adds a lot of utility to the 1911 platform but also makes it look really cool. I will be interested to see if existing 1911 light-bearing holsters will accommodate the new Springfield 1911 Operator or if the market will have to rise to meet the demand for these new pistols. What are your thoughts on this new offering from Springfield? Does the 1911 Operator add enough features and utility for you to consider swapping it out for your current 1911 carry option? Let us know down in the comments.

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