Smith & Wesson won out over other industry leaders after a free and open competition as the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives’ arms provider of choice. The ATF earmarked the M&P40 pistol for purchase after an intensive 5,000 round evaluation. Guns.
The ATF’s actions bode well for the pistols chances for adoption by other U.S. Federal Agencies. The contact is estimated to be worth $40 million over 10-years. See more here.