Springfield Armory® Announces 1911 Operator® in 9mm

Springfield Armory® Announces 1911 Operator® in 9mm

GENESEO, ILL. (5/11/23) – Springfield Armory® is proud to announce the release of the new 1911 Operator® 9mm, a no-nonsense duty-grade 1911 pistol that stands ready to deliver.

Previously released in .45 ACP, this new 9mm version of the pistol features everything that made the original popular. This includes a Tactical Rack rear/tritium front sight set, rugged G10 VZ Grips®, ambidextrous safety, two magazines with bumper pads with increased capacity of nine rounds due to the 9mm chambering of the pistol, forward slide serrations and more.

The pistol has 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. 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″ fully supported ramped 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 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. “And with the popular Operator pistol now available in 9mm, shooters have a new option with this duty-grade premiere defensive pistol.”

Equipped with the features today’s serious shooters demand, the 1911 Operator in 9mm builds on the more than a century of service of the revered 1911, making the pistol a must-have tool for self-defense. MSRP is $1,184.

1911 Operator 9mm | PO9229

To see the Operator, visit https://spr-ar.com/r/5574.

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.