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Kimber Introduces Red Dot-Integrated Aegis Elite 1911 Handgun Family

YONKERS, N.Y., November 15, 2017 — Kimber Mfg., Inc., a leading American firearms manufacturer, today announced the release of the red dot sight-integrated Kimber® Aegis Elite family of 1911-style handguns. Available in five variants, the Aegis Elite is available chambered in 9MM or .45 ACP in each model.

With a striking yet utilitarian design, Kimber Aegis Elite 1911’s ideal for a wide range of product uses, such as, concealed carry, home defense and target shooting.

This versatile, red dot sight-integrated 1911 family is available in Custom (5”) and Pro (4”) sizes, and feature a milled and installed Vortex Optics® Venom™ Red Dot 6-MOA sight and co-witnessing white 3-dot sights for rapid target acquisition, a satin silver round heel frame, black slide sporting Kimber’s new AEX serrations, a match-grade barrel, 24-LPI front strap serrations, green, black and gray G10 grips, and a premium aluminum trigger.

The Aegis Elite 1911 family also has non-red-dot-mounted models available in Custom, Pro and Ultra (3”) sizes, where green and red fiber optic sights replace the mounted red dot sight.

The Kimber Aegis Elite 1911 family is priced as follows – Aegis Elite Custom w/ Red Dot .45 ACP (MSRP $1,395), Aegis Elite Custom w/ Red Dot 9MM (MSRP $1,415); Aegis Elite Pro w/ Red Dot .45 ACP (MSRP $1,395); Aegis Elite Pro w/ Red Dot 9MM (MSRP $1,415); Aegis Elite Custom .45 ACP (MSRP $1,021); Aegis Elite Custom 9MM (MSRP $1, 041); Aegis Elite Pro .45 ACP (MSRP $1,021); Aegis Elite Pro 9MM (MSRP $1,041); Aegis Elite Ultra .45 ACP (MSRP $1,021); Aegis Elite Ultra 9MM (MSRP $1,041). These models will be available from Kimber Master Dealers in the coming weeks.

Kimber Mfg., Inc. is an American company that designs and manufactures premium firearms for individual, sporting, law enforcement and military markets. Complete information on Kimber firearms, accessories and Less-Lethal products is available at or by phone from Kimber in-house staff at (888) 243-4522. A detailed product catalog is available upon request. Kimber can also be found on Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Instagram.