The Smith & Wesson M&P 45 Shield is extremely thin and lightweight can be comfortably carried all day. New aggressive grip texture for M&P®45 Shield. Front cocking serrations. Incorporates the design features of the M&P Shield line of firearms. 18 degree grip angle for natural point of aim. Striker-fired for short consistent trigger pulls, every time. Backed by Smith & Wesson’s Lifetime Service Policy. Armornite® Durable Corrosion Resistant Finish.