RO® Elite Series

“Performance beyond its price” now goes even further. The RO® Elite: 1911 Range Officer® quality in four new forms.

Every new RO Elite series pistol is clad in the same Black-T® treatment specified on Springfield Armory 1911s built for the FBI’s regional SWAT and Hostage Rescue Teams. RO Elite models also include: Springfield Armory’s crisp, newly-designed Gen 2 triggers, ambidextrous thumb safeties, and custom thin-line G-10 grips designed specifically for this series, adding an entirely new feel for high-precision 1911s. That’s more than $370 worth of upgrades, for only a $125 increase in price.

The RO Elite Target includes a fully adjustable rear target sight and fiber optic front sight. The RO Elite Operator, Champion and Compact models feature a tactical ledge, white-dot rear sight and fiber optic front sight.

The new RO Elite line gives pistol enthusiasts more choices, more value, and more ways to enhance their shooting. That’s the goal of every Springfield Armory firearm.

1911 Range Officer® Elite Compact

Designed for easy carry and heavy use, the RO® Elite Compact features a lightweight forged alloy frame and forged steel slide coated in corrosion-resistant Black-T® finish. The 4-inch stainless steel match grade bull barrel with fully-supported ramp is coupled with a flat wire captive recoil system for ultimate reliability. The tactical rack white-dot rear sight and fiber optic front sight speeds targeting, an ambidextrous safety adds security, and crisp Gen 2 trigger and thin-line G-10 grips provide the smooth action and secure hold of a quick, accurate and imposing defensive weapon. Available in 9mm and .45 ACP.

1911 Range Officer® Elite Compact

1911 Range Officer® Elite Champion™

The RO® Elite Champion™ trims size, not performance, with a 4-inch stainless steel match grade bull-barrel and fully supported ramp. The full-sized frame is forged lightweight aluminum alloy, with a slide of forged steel. Both are finished with the same Black-T® surface treatment that shields the coveted Custom Shop Professional Model against corrosion and extreme conditions. Tactical rack white-dot rear sight with fiber optic front sight, Gen 2 trigger, ambidextrous safety, flat wire captive recoil system, and custom thin-line G-10 grips create a pistol you’re proud to own and love to shoot. Available in 9mm and .45 ACP.

1911 Range Officer® Elite Champion™

1911 Range Officer® Elite Operator®

The RO® Elite Operator® is a multi-threat athlete, combining trophy-level accuracy with do-it-all versatility. Match grade frame and slide are forged steel, Black-T™ finished to withstand corrosion, abrasion and extremes. The slide features slanted front and rear serrations for easy racking. The 5 inch stainless steel, match grade barrel delivers on-target rounds with repeatable precision, aided by a tactical rack white-dot rear sight and fiber optic front sight. The Operator sports a crisp Gen 2 trigger and GI recoil system. An accessory rail and ambidextrous safety add flexibility, and thin-line G-10 grips provide a solid, hand-pleasing fit. Available in 9mm and .45ACP.

1911 Range Officer® Elite Operator®

1911 Range Officer® Elite Target

Every detail of the full-sized RO® Elite Target is engineered for accuracy. Forged steel match grade frame and slide are precision-fit for fluid-smooth function, armored with a self-lubricating Black-T® finish that shrugs off corrosion and extremes. The 5-inch stainless steel, match grade barrel, fully adjustable rear target sight, fiber optic front sight, and smooth Gen 2 trigger ensure target-drilling performance. GI recoil system, custom thin-line G-10 grips and ambidextrous safety complete a form with the fit, feel and balance to dominate the range. Available in 9mm and .45ACP.

1911 Range Officer® Elite Target

“Performance beyond its price” now goes even further. The RO® Elite: 1911 Range Officer® quality in four new forms.

Every new RO Elite series pistol is clad in the same Black-T® treatment specified on Springfield Armory 1911s built for the FBI’s regional SWAT and Hostage Rescue Teams. RO Elite models also include: Springfield Armory’s crisp, newly-designed Gen 2 triggers, ambidextrous thumb safeties, and custom thin-line G-10 grips designed specifically for this series, adding an entirely new feel for high-precision 1911s. That’s more than $370 worth of upgrades, for only a $125 increase in price.

The RO Elite Target includes a fully adjustable rear target sight and fiber optic front sight. The RO Elite Operator, Champion and Compact models feature a tactical ledge, white-dot rear sight and fiber optic front sight.

The new RO Elite line gives pistol enthusiasts more choices, more value, and more ways to enhance their shooting. That’s the goal of every Springfield Armory firearm.

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