Springfield Armory EMP 1911-A1 Pistol
Springfield Armory® has created the smallest, most concealable 1911-A1 available: The Enhanced Micro Pistol – EMP.
GENESEO, IL – -(AmmoLand.com)- Importantly, you can’t reduce the outer dimensions of a pistol without going after the inner workings, too.
Altogether we had to re-engineer 15 different parts.
The result was not just a new gun, but a new class of gun – the short-action 1911-A1. Since the hard part is out of the way, other gun makers will surely copy it.
But when you see their copies that look almost like a Springfield EMP®, you’ll say to yourself,
“Hey, that looks almost like a Springfield EMP®.” … It’s great to be first.
George Washington ordered the creation of Springfield Armory® in 1777 to store revolutionary ammunition and gun carriages. In 1794 the armory began the manufacture of muskets for a young country. For the next 150 years, Springfield Armory® functioned as a supplier for every major American conflict as well as a “think tank” for new firearm concepts. In 1968, citing budgetary concerns, the U.S. Government closed Springfield Armory®. Now, the walls of Springfield Armory® would house historians, paying homage to the past rather than those with an eye to the future…until 1974, when a passionate family by the name of Reese would rescue not only the name “Springfield Armory®,” but the philosophy that drove it for centuries. With reverence for the legacy of the Armory, the Reese family resurrected the most historically significant designs produced by The Armory- M1 Garand, 1911-A1, M14 –and fueled by the same obsession for improved manufacturing techniques and cutting edge design that inspired the likes of John C. Garand, and John Browning, they’ve continued to develop products that are loyal to Springfield Armory’s heritage while ensuring The Armory’s