Skip to main content

Springfield Armory Introduces the RO Elite 10mm

Springfield Armory Introduces the RO Elite 10mm


The Springfield Armory RO Elite series ups the ante in power with the introduction of its newest model in 10mm.   

New for Fall 2018, the RO Elite features premium upgrades in the popular 10mm caliber for shooters interested in competition, hunting or personal defense. It features a 5-inch forged match grade stainless steel barrel with a fully supported chamber and a forged steel frame and slide that are precision-fit for fluid-smooth function. Coated in Black-T®, this highly corrosion resistant self-lubricating treatment is built to withstand the most punishing conditions, and is the same treatment specified on Springfield Armory 1911s built for the FBI's SWAT and Hostage Rescue Teams. Equipped with an 18.5 lb. recoil spring, the RO Elite 10mm is well-balanced and soft shooting, taming the power of the hottest 10mm loads. A Picatinny rail allows operators to attach accessories, and slanted serrations on the front and the rear of the slide encourage easy manipulation of the slide. 

The forged slide and frame, the heart and soul of Springfield Armory 1911s, sets this gun apart from competitors’ cast models on the market by surpassing them in both strength and durability. Early attempts in the firearms industry to make a 10mm pistol fell short due to these firearms inability to endure the abuse from the pressure of this cartridge. Springfield Armory engineers specifically designed the RO Elite 10mm to offer superior performance in the face of repeated recoil and have built an incredibly strong 1911 that will last lifetimes.    

A tactical rack white-dot rear sight allows for single-handed operation of the slide should the need arise. The fiber optic front sight provides quick and effortless target acquisition.  


Springfield Armory’s crisp Gen 2 speed trigger, ambidextrous thumb safety, and custom thin-line G-10 grips were designed specifically for the RO series and add premium features to the time tested 1911 platform.


The RO Elite 10mm – Forged in the fire of disciplined craftsmanship.

PI9110E           RO Elite Operator - 10mm             $1,145.00

RO Elite 10mm Features:

https://hubs.ly/H0fz4Pb0




RO Elite 10mm Video:

http://springfieldadtrack.com/r/2811

For more information, please visit springfield-armory.com.


Want a Springfield Armory 10mm pistol?

Check it out at Davidson’s Gallery of Guns at GalleryOfGuns.com!

Davidson’s offers the GuaranteeD® Lifetime Replacement Warranty which backs all the firearms you buy through GalleryofGuns.com. It works like this: if anything ever goes wrong with any gun you buy with the Davidson's GuaranteeD® Lifetime Replacement Warranty, it will be replaced. If no replacement is available, it will be repaired at no charge to you. Simply return it to the retailer where you purchased it, pay for the return shipping and upon receipt Davidson's will ship the returning retailer a brand-new gun for you provided one is available. If a replacement is not available your firearm will be repaired for free. For complete warranty information please refer to the Guaranteed Warranty link found at the home page of GalleryofGuns.com.

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Recommended Articles

See More Recommendations

Popular Videos

Pulsar Thermion Thermal Scope

Pulsar Thermion Thermal Scope

Want to hit a target in the dark? Patrick Sweeney will tell you how to use the Pulsar Thermion thermal scope.

Ruger Mini 30

Ruger Mini 30

Patrick Sweeney reviews Ruger's classic semi-auto chambered in 7.62x39, and why it's the perfect deer or pig gun! See Ruger for more details.

Leupold Freedom RDS

Leupold Freedom RDS

Patrick Sweeney reviews the Leupold Freedom RDS optic with bullet drop compensator!

Gemtech Suppressors: Testing the Patrolman, the One and the Tracker

Gemtech Suppressors: Testing the Patrolman, the One and the Tracker

Patrick Sweeney tests and reviews a trio of Gemtech suppressors.

See More Popular Videos

Trending Articles

For the first time in its 35-year-history, the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference hosted by the Second Amendment Foundation and Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms will be a virtual online event, due to the current COVID-19 situation.2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference Is Online Event Due to COVID-19 Industry

2020 Gun Rights Policy Conference Is Online Event Due to COVID-19

Second Amendment Foundation - July 16, 2020

For the first time in its 35-year-history, the annual Gun Rights Policy Conference hosted by...

First fielded during World War I, the Browning Automatic Rifle or BAR went on to serve through World War II, Korea and into Vietnam.Inside Story on the .30-caliber BAR Historical

Inside Story on the .30-caliber BAR

Samantha Knight - August 15, 2020

First fielded during World War I, the Browning Automatic Rifle or BAR went on to serve through...

The Masada is IWI's first striker-fired pistol and is an accurate, good looking polymer handgun that has a great trigger.IWI Masada Pistol Review Handguns

IWI Masada Pistol Review

Bob Taubert - August 19, 2020

The Masada is IWI's first striker-fired pistol and is an accurate, good looking polymer...

Developed to replace the venerable AK-74, the Blow-Back Shifted Pulse AN-94 Nikonov is a fascinating hyper-burst design which faded away after the death of its designer.Russian 5.45x39mm AN-94 Nikonov Review Rifles

Russian 5.45x39mm AN-94 Nikonov Review

David M. Fortier - August 14, 2020

Developed to replace the venerable AK-74, the Blow-Back Shifted Pulse AN-94 Nikonov is a...

See More Trending Articles

More Handguns

Flux Defense takes your Glock to the next level! Fortier assembles a multi-caliber PDW capable of firing: .22 LR, 9mm, .357 SIG, and .40!Flux Defense Equipped Glock — Ultimate PDW Handguns

Flux Defense Equipped Glock — Ultimate PDW

David M. Fortier - December 10, 2020

Flux Defense takes your Glock to the next level! Fortier assembles a multi-caliber PDW capable...

If you’re looking for a classicly-styled 1911 with solid fit and performance, from one of the category leaders, you should check out the Springfield Armory Ronin Operator.Springfield Armory Ronin 9mm Commander Review Handguns

Springfield Armory Ronin 9mm Commander Review

James Tarr - November 12, 2020

If you're looking for a classicly-styled 1911 with solid fit and performance, from one of...

Springfield Armory introduced the Ronin 1911 in 10mm, a powerful and reliable pistol built for a lifetime of service at an MSRP of just $849.Springfield Armory Introduces 10mm Ronin 1911 Pistol Handguns

Springfield Armory Introduces 10mm Ronin 1911 Pistol

Firearms News Staff - November 17, 2020

Springfield Armory introduced the Ronin 1911 in 10mm, a powerful and reliable pistol built for...

Firearms News tests the powerful .460 Rowland Model, which also shoots .45 ACP! Self defense and hunting for 1911-­Packing Survivalists!Mech-Tech Carbine Upper for 1911 Pistols Handguns

Mech-Tech Carbine Upper for 1911 Pistols

Vincent L. DeNiro - November 30, 2020

Firearms News tests the powerful .460 Rowland Model, which also shoots .45 ACP! Self defense...

See More Handguns

Magazine Cover

GET THE MAGAZINE Subscribe & Save

Digital Now Included!

SUBSCRIBE NOW

Give a Gift   |   Subscriber Services

PREVIEW OUR CURRENT ISSUE Arrow

Buy Digital Single Issues

Don't miss an issue.
Buy single digital issue for your phone or tablet.

Buy Single Digital Issue on the Firearms News App

Other Magazines

Special Interest Magazines

See All Special Interest Magazines

GET THE NEWSLETTER Join the List and Never Miss a Thing.

Phone Icon

Get Digital Access.

All Firearms News subscribers now have digital access to their magazine content. This means you have the option to read your magazine on most popular phones and tablets.

To get started, click the link below to visit mymagnow.com and learn how to access your digital magazine.

Get Digital Access

Not a Subscriber?
Subscribe Now