The Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport
The Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport

The Smith & Wesson M&P15 has earned the reputation of being one of the most reliable AR-15 clones in existence. With several variations of the model already available, Smith & Wesson has introduced a more affordable version, without compromising the outstanding reliability of the M&P15 line. They call it the “Sport”.


  • Model: M&P15 Sport
  • Caliber: 5.56 mm NATO
  • Capacity: 30 Round Detachable Magazine
  • Action: Semi-Auto
  • Barrel Length: 16″ / 40.6 cm
  • Barrel Twist: 1 in 8″ 5R Rifling
  • Front Sight: Adjustable A2 Post
  • Rear Sight: Magpul Folding MBUS
  • Overall Length: 35″ Extended / 32″ Collapsed
  • Stock: 6 Position Telescopic
  • Weight: 6.45 lbs. / 2,925.7 g
  • Barrel Material: 4140 Steel
  • Barrel Finish: Melonite
  • Receiver Material: 7075 T6 Aluminum
  • Receiver Finish: Hard Coat Black Anodized
  • Chromed Components: Gas Key, Bolt Carrier
  • Purpose: Competitive, Recreational, Professional/Duty, Home Protection, Hunting

The Suggested Retail Price is set at $739.00, but as of this writing, the M&P15 Sport can be purchased through online retailers for around $640.00.

The M&P15 Sport product page can be viewed here.

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