Available in 9mm and .45 ACP, Springfield Armory's new 1911 pistol variants – the RO Elite pistols – offer pistol enthusiasts more choices, more value and more ways to enhance their shooting experience
New for mid-2017, Springfield Armory introduces the 1911 Range Officer Elite series of pistols: a line of 1911 pistol variants, available in 9x19mm and .45 ACP calibers with 8-rounds or 7-rounds magazines, offering some of the highest levels of quality, workmanship and performance ever to be embodied by a Springfield Armory pistol
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. Other features 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.
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.
Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Elite Compact
Designed for easy carry and heavy use, the Springfield Armory Range Officer 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 Springfield Armory tactical 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.
Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Elite Champion
The Springfield Armory Range Officer Elite Champion pistol 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.
SA tactical 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.
Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Elite Operator
The Springfield Armory Range Officer 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 Springfield Armory tactical 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.
Springfield Armory 1911 Range Officer Elite Target
Every detail of the full-sized Springfield Armory Range Officer 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.