New For 2023: Smith & Wesson M&P 10 mm Performance Center Edition
Smith & Wesson is building on its new M&P 10 mm handgun line-up with an all new Performance Center-enhanced model.
Rifleman Review: Smith & Wesson CSX
Smith & Wesson's CSX is a different take on the micro-compact 9 mm Luger-chambered pistol concept, one that will appeal to fans of more traditionally built and styled handguns.
Gun Of The Week: Smith & Wesson M&P 10mm M2.0
Watch American Rifleman staff on the range in this Gun Of The Week video to learn about the first 10 mm M&P from Smith & Wesson. It’s also the first 10 mm semi-automatic from the company in more than two decades.
The Ridgeway 'Frankenspencer:' A Lesson NOT Too Late For The Learning
The saga of the 'Frankenspencer' from Ridgeway is a lesson that every arms collector should learn.
Touring The Smith & Wesson Performance Center
Inside Smith & Wesson's factory, there's actually another factory! Here's an inside look at S&W's Performance Center, where production guns are tuned to fit specific needs.
The .38 Special: History & Performance
The .38 Smith & Wesson Special, designed in 1898, rocked the handgun realm with its ballistic performance making it a cartridge for the history books.
2023 Handgun Of The Year: Smith & Wesson CSX
The concealed-carry pistol market is awash in largely similar, striker-fired, polymer-frame models, and it was a refreshing surprise when Smith & Wesson bucked that trend by introducing something completely different into that space with its hammer-fired CSX.
The .380 ACP: History & Performance
Despite disagreements surrounding the .380 ACP cartridge's performance, its history shows it to be a popular, effective round, because people have always enjoyed small, easy-to-carry pistols that can be quickly deployed.
Favorite Firearms: A Birthday Gift From Dad
When I was growing up, my father was one of the bigger Smith & Wesson collectors in Northern California. This led him to have an acquaintance with Roy Jinks of S&W.
Surveys Show Changes In Ammo, Shooting Gear Preferences
According to six Southwick Associates' surveys, hunters and firearm enthusiasts have indicated a shift in purchase preferences over the last several years. What does this mean for the future of product announcements? Read on: