NRA Gun of the Week: Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380

posted on September 9, 2017

The Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380 replaced the company’s original Bodyguard 380 in 2014, and with it came improved aesthetics that blend the pistol into the M&P line. The featured pistol in this week’s NRA Gun of the Week video is the stripped-down version of the svelte little mouse gun. The gun weighs in at around 12-ozs., offers six rounds of .380 ACP protection and provides drift-adjustable sights—a feature uncommon to many pocket guns. Other versions of the gun include an integral Crimson Trace laser sight, manual safety, as well as options for a Flat Dark Earth frame or the engraved stainless slide. Learn more about the M&P Bodyguard 380 from Smith & Wesson from American Rifleman's Kelly Young, and be sure to visit

Model: M&P Bodyguard 380
Manufacturer: Smith & Wesson
Chambering: .380 ACP
Action Type: double-action, center-fire semi-automatic pistol
Frame: polymer
Slide: stainless steel
Barrel: 2.75”
Sights: drift-adjustable front and rear
Magazine: six-round detachable box
Trigger: 12-lb. pull
Weight: 12.3 ozs.
MSRP: $379


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