Spartan Imports is one of the bigger airsoft players at SHOT Show, and often brings a number of new products to the show. This year, they had a slate of products delivered for the show, but some of them were unavailable for display. A couple of Tango Down rifles in 20 inch DMR and 7 inch PDW configurations were not yet approved for licensed release, so I was unable to provide photos of those. However, there were still a couple of unique surprises in store.
The first thing Spartan Imports showed me was a new Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm Compact airsoft pistol. This is fully licensed, and bears the complete S&W trademarks. A metal slide and barrel give this GBB replica a nice feel, especially in conjunction with M&P ergonomics. A lot of people have been looking for a compact or subcompact gas blowback airsoft pistol for use in concealed carry training. This pistol is ideal for that, as it’s size is fairly similar to a number of compact handguns, and the realistic function facilitates accurate training. Read more