Polish Land Forces

|| Submachine Gun || || Slowly phased out.
-
Wz. 78 || || Assault Rifle || Beryl
Mini-Beryl
5,56 mm karabinek-granatnik wzór 1974 || Mini-Beryl - compact variant of wz.96 Beryl. 5,56 mm karabinek-granatnik wzór 1974 is a Beryl fitted with Pallad grenade launcher. Also used by special forces.
-
AKM || || Sniper Rifle || SWD
SWD-M || SWD - Polish designation for SVD Dragunov, also used by special forces.
-
Sako TRG || || Sniper Rifle || |
-
PK machine gun || || Heavy Machine Gun || NSW
NSW-B |
-
RGZ-89 || || Grenade Launcher || Also known as Wz. 1983 grenade launcher.
-
Carl Gustav 84mm || || Automatic Grenade Launcher || |
-
RPG-7 || || Semi-Auto Pistol ||
-
Heckler & Koch USP|| || Semi-Auto Pistol ||
-
SIG P226 || ||Submachine Gun || P90 TR is used by the special operations formation GROM
-
M14 rifle || || Assault rifle |
-
Heckler & Koch HK416 || ||Sniper Rifle |
-
SR-25 || || Sniper Rifle|
-
Mauser SP66 || || Anti- Material Rifle |
-
FN Minimi || || Grenade Launcher|
-
H&K MZP-1 || || Main Battle Tank || T-72M1/T-72M1D
T-72M1Z || 586
135 || T-72M1 are planned to be withdrawn from service in 2010. T-72M1Z is the T-72M1 modernized to the PT-91 level. T-72M1Z tanks are often counted as PT-91 tanks.
-
PT-91 Twardy ||

|| Armoured Personnel Carrier || || 110 ||
-
MT-LB ||
|| Armoured Recovery Vehicle || Bergepanzer 2A2 || 7 |
-
Leopard Biber || || Support Vehicle || || 220 |
-
Dzik || || Quad || || |
-
Polaris || || Engineering Vehicle || || 8 |
-
SUM Kalina || || Mobile Tank || || || Based on STAR 266 chassis. Used for transport of liquid fuel. Operated by supply platoons of tank and mechanized battalions.
-
SARNA-2 || || Command and Staff Vehicle || || || Based on STAR 266 chassis. Used as part of fire direction system of the Topaz artillery.
-
Honker || || Truck || S/P662D (6x6) and P842D (8x4) || |
-
IVECO || || 122 mm Self-Propelled Howitzer || || 533 |
-
Wz. 1977 Dana || || 155 mm Self-Propelled Howitzer || || 2 || 48 on order
-
BM-21 Grad || || 122 mm Multiple-Launch Rocket System || || 36 on order to be completed by 2010.
Between 113 and 114 are planned. || First 36 models will be delivered by 2010.
-
LM 60D || || 120 mm Mortar || || 185 |


=Anti-Aircraft=

! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Name! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Origin ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Type ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Variant ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|In Service! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Notes
-
ZU-23-2 || || Man portable Surface-to-Air Missile Launcher || Igla-1E || |
-
GROM || || Surface-to-Air Missile System || || |
-
S-125 || || Self-Propelled Anti-Aircraft Gun || || 1 + more will be ordered in nearest future |
-
ZSU-23-4 || || Surface-to-Air Missile System || || |
-
2K11 Krug || || Surface-to-Air Missile System || 9K35M "Strzała-10M" || |
-
9K33 Osa || || Anti-tank guided missile || || 264 |
-
3M6 Shmel || || Anti-tank guided missile || || |
-
9M111 Fagot || || Anti-tank guided missile || || |
-
9K115 Metis || || Tank Destroyer || || 130 along with 9P133 "Malyutka" |
-

Aircraft

! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Name! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Origin ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Type ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|Variant ! style="text-align: left; background: #aacccc;"|In Service
-
Mil Mi-24 ||
|| Heavy Transport Helicopter || Mi-17 (Mi-8MT)
Mi-17W-1 (Mi-8MTW-1) || 6
7
-
PZL SW-4 Puszczyk || POL || Small Multipurpose Helicopter || || 2 + 18 on order

Gallery

ee also

* Edward Pietrzyk, current commander-in-chief of the Polish Land Forces
* List of Polish wars
* Polish military awards and decorations
* Polish Armed Forces rank insignia
* Podhale rifles
* Polish Army Museum
* 7th Coastal Defense Brigade

Notes

http://www.mon.gov.pl/pl/strona/205/LG_59_150

External links

* [http://www.army.mil.pl/eng/eng.html Official Website of the Land Forces of Poland]
* [http://underground3k.com/viewpage.php?page_id=45 Military Vehicles database - Poland]


Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • Polish Armed Forces — Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland Siły Zbrojne Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej …   Wikipedia

  • Polish Armed Forces rank insignia — Polish Armed Forces Branches …   Wikipedia

  • Polish Armed Forces in the East — ( pl. Polskie Siły Zbrojne na Wschodzie) (or Polish Army in USSR ) refers to military units composed of Poles created in the Soviet Union at the time when the territory of Poland was occupied by both Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in the… …   Wikipedia

  • Tadeusz Kościuszko Land Forces Military Academy — The Tadeusz Kościuszko Land Forces Military Academy is a Polish Land Forces military academy in Wrocław, Poland.Alumni* Tadeusz Sapierzyński * Roman Polko External links* http://www.wso.wroc.pl/ …   Wikipedia

  • Polish Navy — PMW redirects here. For other uses, see PMW (disambiguation). Polish Navy Marynarka Wojenna Rzeczypospolitej Polskiej Polish Navy s Eagle Active …   Wikipedia

  • Polish Army oaths — Polish Armed Forces Branches …   Wikipedia

  • Polish cavalry — The Polish cavalry ( pl. kawaleria) can trace its origins back to the days of Medieval mounted knights. Poland had always been a country of flatlands and fields and mounted forces operate well in this environment. The knights and heavy horse… …   Wikipedia

  • Polish General Staff — Memorial badge of the Polish General Staff (Second Republic) Sztab Generalny Wojska Polskiego (Polish General Staff also General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces ; is Poland s highest unit of military organization. It was created in 1918, and for …   Wikipedia

  • Land Coastal Defence — (or Land Coastal Command, pl. Lądowa Obrona Wybrzeża, abbr. LOW), commanded by Colonel Stanisław Dąbek (land forces), was an important unit tasked with the defence of Poland s Baltic Sea coast during the 1939 invasion of Poland. Before the war… …   Wikipedia

  • Polish 7th Air Escadrille — ( pl. 7. Eskadra Lotnicza), better known as the Kościuszko Squadron, was one of the units of the Polish Air Force during the Polish Soviet War of 1919 1921. Formed in late 1918, it was re formed in late 1919 from American volunteers. It was one… …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.