Sized perfectly for concealed carry, the Colt Defender is a compact 1911 semi automatic pistol. It features an upswept beavertail grip safety, combat hammer, skeletonized trigger and Novak sights. Accurate and reliable, with a time proven John Browning design, the Defender is a workhorse that will be a great part of your everyday carry. Into competition? This pistol is more than ready for the rigors of extensive practice and match shooting.