Smith & Wesson’s California compliant M&P15 Sport II now shipping
By Jacki Billings
Smith & Wesson provides California residents with compliant M&P15 Sport II models. (Photo: Smith & Wesson)
Smith & Wesson announced M&P15 Sport II rifles are now available in California-compliant models designed to work alongside state regulations.
Chambered in 5.56mm NATO, the California-compliant variants include the Sport II and Sport II-Optics Ready rifles with 10-round magazines, a fixed stock and ambidextrous safety selector. Both rifles offer a durable Armornite finish on the interior and exterior of the barrel that resists corrosion.
“The M&P15 Sport II is a market leader in modern sporting rifles, and we are now offering the California market two new compliant M&P15 Sport II rifles,” said Jan Mladek, general manager of Smith & Wesson and M&P Brands, in a press release. “Known for a winning combination of price, features and proven performance, the M&P15 Sport II rifle is ideally suited for sport, recreation, target and protection use.”
The standard Sport II rifle comes standard with a Magpul MBUS rear sight and A2 front post and a price tag of $739 while the Sport II OR rifle is made to accept optics and features a Picatinny-rail gas block and top rail system for easier optics mounting. The OR version carries a price tag