Smith & Wesson Corp. has begun shipping its M&P15 Sport II and M&P15 Sport II OR rifles in California-compliant versions.
Chambered in 5.56 mm NATO, the California-compliant M&P15 Sport II and M&P15 Sport II-optics ready rifles have a 10-round magazine, fixed stock and ambidextrous safety selector. Both rifles feature an Armornite interior and exterior barrel finish for enhanced corrosion resistance. The rifle comes standard with a Magpul MBUS rear sight and A2 front post, with an MSRP of $739. The optics-ready version rifle features a Picatinny-rail gas block and top rail system, with an MSRP of $719.