The Smith and Wesson M&P15 is a semi-automatic gas-operated rifle chambered in 5.56 NATO and .223 Rem. Gas operated feeding systems capture gases released from the firing of a round, and use this energy to push the bolt rearward, thereby ejecting the spent casing and chambering a new round. Smith and Wesson is the largest manufacturer of handguns in the United States. Headquartered in Springfield, Massachusetts, the company was founded in 1852 by Horace Smith and Daniel B. Wesson.
The M&P15 features a 6-position telescoping buttstock and 30-round detachable magazine. The M&P15 also includes an aluminum receiver. Chromed components include bolt carrier, bore, and gas key. The M&P15 also a hard coat black anodized protective finish.The M&P15 also includes a muzzle break for reduced muzzle jump and reduced felt recoil. The M&P15 also utilizes a top carrying handle, and a thermo-set M4 handguard to protect the shooter from hot barrel components.
The M&P15 is recommended by S&W for competitive, recreational, and law enforcement applications.
|Caliber:||.223 Rem.<br />5.56 NATO|
|Features:||Muzzle brake; telescoping buttstock; flat receiver-mounted carrying handle; and chromed bore, gas key, bolt carrier, and chamber|
|Material/Finish:||Hard coat black anodized|
|Twist:||1 in 9"|