Building on Smith & Wesson’s M&P C.O.R.E. (Competition Optics Ready Equipment) series, the gun maker’s famed Performance Center has engineered new models primarily to meet the needs of competitive shooters.
Watch this American Rifleman TV preview as the staff visits the Smith & Wesson Performance Center in Springfield, Mass.
Get a closer look at the S&W Performance Center 460XVR with American Rifleman’s Christopher Olsen.
Less than eight years since its release, more than a million Smith & Wesson M&P Shields have made their way to market.
Developed from the larger .44-40 Winchester Center Fire, the .38-40 WCF was introduced in the late 19th century as a lighter-recoiling alternative for lever-action rifles and revolvers.
Joe Kurtenbach examines a tuned and enhanced M&P9 Shield from the Smith & Wesson Performance Center.