New Guns 2024: Smith & Wesson M&P15 Sport III Rifle

The new Sport III comes equipped with enhancements to increase performance—while being offered at a lower price.

by posted on February 27, 2024
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Smith & Wesson Brands, Inc. has announced the release of the new M&P15 Sport III rifle.

Built on the proven Smith & Wesson Sport II platform and designed to perform under various conditions, the new Sport III comes equipped with enhancements to increase performance— while being offered at a lower price. The Sport III is a gas-operated semi-auto MSR chambered in 5.56 NATO/223 REM, and is offered in 30+1 and 10+1 capacities. Upgrades to this platform include a 16” Armornite coated barrel with a threaded muzzle, 5R rifling, and a 1:8” twist that allows for a wider variety of ammo to be used. The barrel, housed in a free-floating 15” M-LOK handguard with a full-length Picatinny-style rail, offers more options to accessorize than previous generations. The Sport III utilizes a mid-length gas system to help mitigate felt recoil when shooting and it also ships with a 6-position adjustable stock, polymer grip, bolt forward assist and chromed firing pin. MSRP: $799

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