The Smith and Wesson M&P .223 rifle is available for purchase in a variety of styles from the Smith and Wesson website. Depending on the variant and style, these firearms range in price from $1,039 to over $1,500 as of 2015.
The M&P .223 is a semi-automatic produced in 16" and 20" barrel lengths. The ammunition magazines come in 10- and 30-round capacities. The magazines on models 15X and 15 PC are detachable. The 15 PC is designed for competitive, recreational, and hunting purposes, while the 15 and 15X models are suitable for military and police duty as well as for sport.