New: Smith & Wesson M&P FPC Folding 9 mm Pistol Carbine

Smith & Wesson has released a new optics-ready 9 mm folding pistol carbine called the M&P FPC.

posted on February 28, 2023
The new M&P FPC sports Smith & Wesson’s new folding pistol carbine design, and is also optics-ready (MSRP: $659). Note the magazine storage in the stock.
Smith & Wesson

Smith & Wesson’s new M&P FPC is a compact, side-folding 9 mm carbine with M&P pistol controls, along with M&P magazine compatibility.

FPC 9mm folding pistol carbine by S&W
When unfolded, the overall length of the Smith & Wesson M&P FPC is 30⅜ inches. Barrel length is 16¼ inches.


The company introduced this new folding pistol carbine on Tuesday, February 28. As mentioned, the M&P FPC is chambered in 9 mm, and it is also optics-ready. With an unfolded length of 30⅜ inches and a compact folded length of 16⅜ inches, the M&P FPC also comes equipped with three double-stack M&P pistol magazines, including one 17-round and two 23-round mags.

This new carbine features an integrated recoil buffer system, plus the ability to carry two additional M&P magazines in the stock. A quick-release tab system is used for in-stock magazine storage.

The horizontal folding mechanism of the M&P FPC provides a locking latch to enable secured transport and prevents interference with the majority of top-mounted optics or accessories.

FPC folding carbine


The 16¼-inch barrel is made from 4140 steel and has a 1:10-inch twist and ½-28 threaded muzzle. Additionally, the barrel is finished in black oxide. As for the frame and receiver material, lightweight aluminum is employed, with a hard coat black anodized finish.

Additional features include a handguard with an upper Picatinny rail and M-LOK slots for accessory mounting capabilities, a flat-face trigger design with single-action trigger break and four interchangeable palmswells. The M&P FPC also comes with a carrying bag sporting multiple storage compartments for stowing extra equipment.

Made in the U.S.A., the Smith & Wesson M&P FPC folding pistol carbine’s MSRP is $659. Learn more at


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