“On behalf of everyone at Smith & Wesson, I would like to thank the readers of Game & Fish/Sportsman magazine for selecting the M&P10 as the top performing hunting modern sporting rifle,” said Jan Mladek, General Manager for the M&P brand. “This award recognizes the exceptional value and capability that the M&P10 offers to hunters while highlighting its versatility in the field. The entire family of M&P15 rifles was developed to meet the high demands of a wide group of dedicated sportsmen and women.”
Designed to be fully ambidextrous, the M&P10, chambered in .308 WIN/ 7.62x51mm, is well suited for long-range applications, big game hunting or competition. As one of the lightest rifles in its class, the M&P10 tips the scales at just 7.71 pounds and is fitted with leading edge features including 5R rifling, an adjustable 6-position CAR stock, patented Smith & Wesson enhanced flash hider (on select models) and an 18-inch barrel. The modular system M&P10 is standard with ambidextrous dual magazine releases, bolt catches and safety selector.
Reliability features of the M&P10 include a durable corrosion resistant Armornite® barrel finish a a chrome-lined bolt carrier, gas key and firing pin. On top of the upper receiver, Smith & Wesson has placed a Picatinny-style optic ready flat top. A secondary rail on top of gas block is also standard and facilitates the use of aftermarket iron sights. Additional features on the upper receiver include a front sling attachment and an AR-style forward assist. On the lower receiver, Smith & Wesson has added a forward serrated edge on the magwell for increased firearm control and rear sling attachment.
From the rifle’s enhanced features to its user specific design, the M&P10 offers a versatile and dependable option for a wide array of sport shooting activities. The M&P10 has been engineered using the highest quality components and is thoroughly tested to withstand the rigors of excessive use in the field. The M&P10 represents the collective feedback of consumers across the country as well as more than 160 years of experience from the legendary firearms manufacturer.
About Smith & Wesson
Smith & Wesson Holding Corporation (NASDAQ Global Select: SWHC) is a U.S.-based leader in firearm manufacturing and design, delivering a broad portfolio of quality firearms, related products, and training to the global military, law enforcement, and consumer markets. The company’s firearm division brands include Smith & Wesson®, M&P®, and Thompson/Center Arms™. As an industry leading provider of shooting, reloading, gunsmithing and gun cleaning supplies, the company’s accessories division produces innovative, top quality products under Battenfeld Technologies, Inc., including Caldwell® Shooting Supplies, Wheeler® Engineering, Tipton® Gun Cleaning Supplies, Frankford Arsenal® Reloading Tools, Lockdown® Vault Accessories, and Hooyman® Premium Tree Saws. Smith & Wesson facilities are located in Massachusetts, Maine, Connecticut, and Missouri. For more information on Smith & Wesson, call (800) 331-0852 or log on to www.smith-wesson.com.