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Smith & Wesson Corp. Completes Acquisition of Gemini Technologies

August 7, 2017
American Outdoor Brands Corporation today announced that its firearms business, Smith & Wesson Corp., has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Gemini Technologies.

7TS Holsters for XC1 Light

July 11, 2017
Safariland's 7TS series of holsters are now available for the Glock 17/22, Glock 19/23, and the Smith & Wesson M&P with the Surefire XC1 attached.

Smith & Wesson Corp. to Acquire Gemini Technologies

July 6, 2017
American Outdoor Brands Corporation's firearms business, Smith & Wesson Corp., has agreed to acquire substantially all of the assets of Gemini Technologies Inc. ("Gemtech"), a provider of suppressors and accessories for the consumer, law enforcement, and military markets.

Smith & Wesson M&P9 2.0 Duty Pistol

May 11, 2017

Smith & Wesson listened to the feedback from its end-users and made a few improvements to the trusty M&P. The new version is coined the M&P 2.0 and it is definitely fit for duty.

SHOT Show 2017: First Impressions from Range Day

January 17, 2017
Industry Day at the Range has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception last decade. The event has become something of a SHOT Show in miniature. Yesterday’s Industry Day involved more than 100 exhibitors of rifles, pistols, shotguns, gear, apparel, and even archery equipment.

SHOT Show 2016: Firearms Preview

January 22, 2016

Here's some information about some of the newest and most interesting police guns that will be at the show.

Rise in Accidental Gunshots by L.A. County Deputies Follows New Firearm

October 20, 2015
Los Angeles County sheriff's officials say that the increase in accidental discharges — from 12 in 2012 to 30 last year — occurred because deputies were adjusting to the new gun. They expect the numbers to fall in the years ahead.

Los Angeles Sheriff's Deputies Fire More Accidental Shots After Switch to New Guns

June 15, 2015
Accidental gunshots by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies have more than doubled in two years, endangering bystanders and occasionally injuring deputies. The jump coincides with the department's move to a new handgun that lacks a safety lever and requires less pressure to pull the trigger.

SHOT Show 2015: Report from Industry Day at the Range

January 21, 2015
The biggest challenge for me was to narrow down those firearms and products that are applicable to law enforcement and try to keep my eye from wandering to those I think would just plain be fun to shoot!

Smith & Wesson M&P22 Compact Pistol

December 21, 2014

A few years ago S&W introduced its first rimfire M&P, the full-size M&P22. The new M&P22 Compact is just under an inch shorter, 1.6 ounces lighter, and the magazine holds two fewer rounds than the full sized M&P22 pistol. In addition, it is a hammer-, rather than striker-, fired pistol.

Smith & Wesson Introduces M&P Bodyguard Handguns with Crimson Trace Laser Sights

August 6, 2014
Smith & Wesson Corp. has joined forces with Crimson Trace to introduce enhanced, integrated laser sighting systems for the S&W's Bodyguard handguns.

Ring's Debuts Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380 Bluegun

July 25, 2014
Ring's Manufacturing's Smith & Wesson M&P Bodyguard 380 Bluegun replica is a 1:1 exact replica of the original and is molded from solid blue polyurethane to differentiate it from a live weapon.

Smith & Wesson Now Shipping M&P Shield Pistols to California

April 9, 2014
Smith & Wesson Corp. announced today that it has commenced shipping non-microstamped, California-compliant versions of its popular M&P Shield pistols.

SHOT Show 2014: More Impressions from Vegas

January 16, 2014
Where else than an exhibition for hunting and law enforcement firearms are you going to see t-shirts asking, "Have You Hugged Your Colt Today?", exhorting you to "Buy A Gun—Annoy a Liberal,” or celebrating diversity in the form of a collage of Smith & Wessons, Glocks, and Kimbers? Hey, it gives me the warm fuzzies.

Police Product Test: Smith & Wesson Tac Side-Zip Boots

January 6, 2014

Out of the box I was impressed with the Tac boot's clean, classic styling. The leather construction makes these puncture resistant and windproof, keeping your feet safe and warm in the colder months.

Tactical and Breach Duty Boots

October 7, 2013
The SW8 is a puncture-resistant tactical boot equipped with waterproof leather and nylon, and a puncture-resistant insole. It's also available as the SW8Z with a YKK side zipper

Double-Action Semi-Auto Pistols Fall Out of Favor

September 24, 2013
At the present time, only a few agencies still issue Beretta or S&W double-action pistols. In view of the currently available semi-auto models from Glock, S&W, and Springfield, use of double-action pistols has become much more limited.

Quantico Tactical Provides Duty Gear to Va. Agency

August 28, 2013
Quantico Tactical will supply Smith & Wesson firearms, Safariland holsters and Blackhawk duty gear to Quantico (Va.) Police Department.

S&W Issues Safety Alert for M&P Shield

August 27, 2013
The M&P Shield may have a condition where the trigger bar pin could damage the lower trigger and affect the functionality of the drop safety feature. As a result, the pistol could potentially discharge if dropped, according to the alert.

L.A. Sheriff Selects S&W's M&P9 Duty Pistol

August 26, 2013
The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will begin issuing its deputies Smith & Wesson's M&P9 9mm service pistol as it moves away from Beretta's Model 92 9mm pistol.
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