Infantry Weapons

Poland introduces Grot rifle

12 February 2018

The 42nd Light Infantry Battalion of the Territorial Defence Forces (Wojska Obrony Terytorialnej: WOT) 4th Brigade became the Polish forces’ first unit armed with the 5.56 mm MSBS C16 FB-M1 (Grot) assault rifle on 8 February.

In coming months, the FB-M1 and slightly upgraded FB-M2 variant of the Grot rifle will be introduced into other battalions of the new WOT 4th, 5th, and 6th brigades.

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