1911 Operator® Handguns

For those that demand a no-nonsense approach to their defensive grade pistol, the Operator® 1911 stands ready to deliver. Featuring the duty-grade features serious shooters demand, the Operator 1911 builds on the century-plus of service to deliver a cutting-edge, tactical-grade pistol. Tactical Rack rear/tritium front sights, G10 grips, ambi safety, two 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.


With tactical and defensive applications in mind, the rugged and capable Operator® features an integrated Picatinny accessory rail on the dustcover. This ensures that users can equip the pistol with the light, laser or combo unit of their choice.


The forged frame and slide, the heart and soul of all Springfield Armory 1911 pistols, sets this gun apart from competitor’s cast models on the market by surpassing them in both strength and durability.


    Ensuring the pistol remains operational for the user no matter which hand is available, the Operator® 1911 comes standard with an ambidextrous safety.


    Matching up with the Tactical Rack rear sight of the Operator® 1911 pistol is a high-visibility tritium front sight.

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    The Operator® 1911 comes with a pair of magazines equipped with bumper pads, ensuring a steady source of reliable firepower.


    Forward slide serrations on the Operator® 1911 pistol ensure a solid grip and additional flexibility in operation of the pistol.


    The skeletonized hammer of the Operator® 1911 pistol mates up with an extended beavertail grip safety, ensuring a pinch-free grip and fast locktimes.


    Matching up with the rugged durability of the forged steel parts of the Operator® 1911 is a low-key black Cerakote finish that ensures long life protection from corrosion.


The 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. Matching up with a simple and reliable barrel bushing system, the Operator’s 5” barrel provides the foundation for the pistol’s performance.


Combining attractive looks with a no-slip surface, the G10 grips from respected grip makers VZ Grips® round out the tactical-grade package of the Operator® 1911 pistol. With deep scallops for a rock-solid interface between your hand and the pistol, the G10 grips on the Operator complement the ruggedly durable 1911.

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