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Smith & Wesson
Model: M&P Shield
Smith & Wesson Pistol M&P Shield 9 mm Variant-1
Scale To:
Gun Dimensions Width:0.95-in
Length:6.1-in Height:4.6-in
Barrel:3.1-in Weight:19-oz
Variant 1 of 2
Gun Rankings
  • IDPA Power Factor138773
  • Recoil Factor6.95 ft-lb
  • Total Capacity8 rounds
  • ConcealabilityGood
  • Defense Factor74%
Gun Specifications
Produced:2012 -
Caliber:9 mm
Action:recoil operated semi-automatic
Trigger:striker single-action (SA)
Safety:passive trigger safety
Frame:Zytel polymer
Grip:integrated polymer
Sights:white 3-dot
Smith & Wesson
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Gun Value
MSRP:$449.00Used Est:$325.00
Last Update:11/23/2018
About the Gun

Smith & Wesson’s new slim, concealable and lightweight striker-fired polymer pistol sports all of the features found in the standard M&P Pistol Series, including its high-strength polymer frame with a black, Melonite coated stainless steel slide and barrel.

Cartridge Specifications
Cartridge: 9 mm Luger
Alias: 9 mm Parabellum
MV: From 985 to 1500 ft/sec
ME: From 294 to 450 ft-lb
WT: From 90 to 147 grains
About the Cartridge

This cartridge was introduced along with the Luger semi-automatic pistol. The pistol and cartridge was first adopted by the German Navy in 1904 and then by the German Army in 1908. This cartridge has since been adopted by the military of practically every non-Communist power. It has become the most popular and widely-used handgun cartridge in the world. Performance wise, the 9mm cartridge has somewhat more power than the .38 Special but falls well short of the .357 Magnum.

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