The April Issue of Shooting Illustrated on Newsstands Now

The April issue of Shooting Illustrated showcases the powerful new Performance Center version of the Smith & Wesson M&P Shield in .40 S&W.

April 2016 Issue of Shooting Illustrated
Shooting Illustrated – April 2016 Issue
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Fairfax, VA -( The April issue of Shooting Illustrated, on newsstands now, presents the latest offering from Smith & Wesson for self-defense.

The Shield has become a concealed-carry mainstay, and now the legendary Performance Center adds its own version to the .40 S&W-chambered model. With refinements and upgrades that make the Shield even better for everyday carry, this newest iteration might be the most-powerful pocket pistol from Smith & Wesson yet.

A small pistol in .40 S&W drives home the importance of using the right shooting stance. Five of the most relevant stances are covered in the April issue, providing ways to mitigate felt recoil, improve accuracy and make hits at extremely close range where retention might be a concern. Whether a novice shooter or experienced pistolero, there’s a stance you need to learn.

At the complete opposite end of the firearm-size-spectrum from the diminutive Shield would be the meganormous MG Arms Behemoth. So-named for the rifle’s length (more than 5 feet long) and heft (a beefy 31 pounds), the Behemoth is a precision-minded, long-range masterpiece meant to stretch your rifle-shooting legs.

While not necessarily known for long-range prowess, subsonic ammunition plays an important role in working with sound suppressors. Rifle Editor Steve Adelmann, who knows a thing or two about suppressed rifles, offers tips and tricks on pairing the right ammo with your suppressed rifle, what to check for when shooting through a suppressor and other key information perfect for those new to the quiet game.

Look for these articles and much more in the April issue of Shooting Illustrated, The Definitive Source for the Modern Shooter, at a newsstand near you. You can also subscribe by calling (877) 223-3840.

For more information: visit, call Editor-in-Chief Ed Friedman at (703) 267-1331 or e-mail [email protected]

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