The Smith & Wesson Military and Police 9 Long is a large-frame pistol chambered in 9mm. S&W is the largest manufacturer of handguns in the US The M&P is designed with the needs of law enforcement and military in mind. The M&P9L is is nearly identical to the standard M&P, but offers a longer 5″ stainless steel barrel and an overall length of 8.38″.

The M&Ps features a stainless steel construction and a Zytel polymer frame, a wear-resistant material patented by Dupont. It’s finished in a protective black melonite coating, which is a metallic mineral closely associated with nickel (technically, a telluride of nickel). The M&P also employs three interchangeable palm swell sizes, a Picatinny under-barrel rail for easy mounting of accessories, and a trigger safety similar to whats found on a Glock. The M&P9L is equipped with dovetail ramp front sights and Novak brand Lo-Mount Carry rear sights. Lastly, the M&P9L holds a 17-round magazine.

S&W recommends the M&P9L for personal protection, home protection, or law enforcement use, and recreational or competitive shooting.

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