Beside the self and professional defence pistols production that includes the use of the latest generation of special plastic material, Tanfoglio maintains the offer of models for defence use entirely made of steel, which represent a solid, reliable and traditional choice. Even in this field, Tanfoglio design departments and production departments take care of the quality of the materials, the resistance of the surface treatments, the ballistic accuracy, the safety systems, the best mechanical solutions to realize safe and durable weapons.. Combat model and its fully compact size variant (Compact model) are available with “cocked and locked” safety mounted on the frame (F VERSION), or ambidextrous firing pin safety mounted on the slide that works as a hammer decocker (R VERSION) while automatic firing pin safety is a constant feature ever-present all models. Witness 1911 and Witness 1911 Carry complete the STEEL series: they are Tanfoglio versions of the classic 1911, proposed in two different calibers (.45ACP and 9) and in two different sizes: full size or carry size, the first with standard sizes, the second one with full size frame and magazine but with shorter barrel and slide.